6 sl Bacon 1 Egg, slightly beaten
1 1/2 c Sourdough starter 3 tb Melted butter
1 1/4 c Lukewarm milk 2 c Grated sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 c Sugar 1/4 ts Baking soda
2 ts Salt 3 To 4 c. all-purpose flour
Fry bacon till crisp and crumble. Set aside.
To sourdough starter add lukewarm milk, sugar and salt. Beat well.
Add slightly beaten egg, melted butter and grated cheese. Add baking
soda to flour. Stir in flour 1 cup at a time, stirring after each
addition. Reserve at least 1/2 cup of flour to add during kneading
process. Turn out onto floured surface and knead until dough is
smooth and elastic. Shape into loaves and place in greased loaf pans.
Brush with melted butter. Cover with a cloth. Set in warm place free
from drafts and let rise for about 2 hours or until doubled in size.
Bake at 375 for 30 minutes. If bread begins to brown too soon, cover
with a tent of aluminum foil. Makes two loaves.