Swedish brown bread

Yield: 32 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Water
2 cups Milk
2 tablespoons Bacon fat
¾ cup Dark molasses
9 cups Flour
2 cups Sugar
1 teaspoon Salt
2 packs Dry yeast

Recipe by: Elizabeth Powell Preparation Time: 1:00 In saucepan, mix water, milk, bacon grease and molasses. Heat to lukewarm. Sift 4 cups flour, sugar and salt together. Sprinkle yeast over this. Add the lukewarm mixture and beat with a mixer until smooth. Gradually add 5 cups flour, or until you have a stiff dough. Knead until not sticky on a floured surface. Place in a greased bowl in a warm place and let rise until double in bulk. Punch down, knead. Make into 4 loaves. Let rise until double in bulk, bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Rub top with butter.

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