Sunrise Flour Mill Blog

We are Darrold and Marty Glanville, owners of Sunrise Flour Mill in North Branch, MN.

Heritage Kolaches

  Heritage Kolaches 1 Cup lukewarm milk2 1/2 Tbsp dry active yeast1 Cup cold water1/2 Cup sugar1 tsp salt1 Cup butter (2 sticks), melted and cooled2 eggs6-7 Cups Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage White Flour (or Bread Blend) Dissolve the yeast in the milk to which a...

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6 Hacks for a Successful Proof!

Before we get going here, let's talk about what proofing even is! Do you want the long version or the short? Here's the short: Proofing is when your bread rises. Here's the long version: Proofing is a stage in bread making when the yeast/sourdough (wild yeast) in your...

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Heritage Mac and Cheese

Heritage Mac and Cheese 12 oz Sunrise Flour Mill Fusilli1/4 Cup Butter2 ½ Tbsp Heritage Whole Wheat Pastry Flour (Any Sunrise Flour Mill Flour would work, but we prefer the pastry flour for this recipe. )3 Cups Whole milk2 1/2 Cups mixed cheeses, shredded* ((Example,...

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Heritage Banana Pancakes

Heritage Banana Pancakes 1 Cup Sunrise Flour Mill 7 Grain Heritage Pancake Mix1 Cup milk (if using buttermilk, use ½ Cup buttermilk and ½ C milk)2 Tbsp melted butter1 egg (optional)1-2 bananas, very ripe Heat oiled griddle or cast iron skillet to medium heat.Whisk...

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How to Make Your Bread More Sour

When it comes to food, everyone's tastes and expectations are different. Some individuals like a loaf of sourdough that is more sour, and others prefer a loaf that is less sour. We have one of each types of people in our house. Our starter isn’t very sour, Darrold’s...

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Ukrainian Easter Bread

  Ukrainian Easter Bread 6 3/4 tsp active dry yeast (not instant)1 Cup lukewarm milk1/2 tsp Sugar2 tsp vanilla extract6 Eggs room temperature1/2 lb salt-free butter (2 sticks), softened2 Cups powdered sugar (organic for better flavor), sifted5 ½ - 6 ½ Cups...

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Building Our Own Pizza Ovens

No, that’s not a typo We have more than one pizza oven. In fact, we have three. But, more about that later. Seventeen years ago we both retired and moved to the country.  We were city dwellers all our lives so this was an adventure.  As the remodel was finishing on...

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Glazed Lemon Cookies

  Heritage Glazed Lemon Cookies 3 Cup Heritage White FlourZest of one very large or two medium lemons plus the juice 1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1 1/2 sticks  unsalted butter, softened1 1/2 Cups sugar2 large eggs, room temperature1 tsp vanilla2/3 Cup...

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Heritage Banana Chocolate Chip Pecan Muffins

  Banana Chocolate Chip Pecan Muffins 1/3 cup Butter, softened1/2 cup sugar, minimally processed, if possible2 eggs1 3/4 cup Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage Whole Wheat Pastry Flour, sifted1 tsp Baking Powder1/2 tsp Baking Soda1/2 tsp Salt2 tsp Vanilla1 cup (or more)...

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Heritage Pierogi

Heritage Pierogi Dough2 cups Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage Bread Blend1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp baking soda1 large egg1/2 cup sour cream or full-fat kefirSautéing5 tbsp butter1 large yellow onion choppedFilling1 large (or 2 medium) russet potato1 cup sharp cheddar cheese...

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Heritage Snickerdoodles

Heritage Snickerdoodles 1 Cup unsalted butter, room temperature1 ⅓ Cups sugar2 eggs, room temperature3 Cups Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage White Flour1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt2 tsp vanilla extractRolling Mixture:⅓ Cup sugar1 ½ tsp...

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Heritage Fruit Pizza

Heritage Fruit Pizza Crust:¾ Cup butter, room temperature½ Cup powdered sugar (preferably organic for the improved flavor)1 ½ Cup Heritage Whole Wheat Pastry Flour2 tsp vanilla extract Glaze:1/2 Cup fruit juice or lemonade1 tbsp cornstarch1 tbsp lemon juice, fresh if...

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Sunrise Granola Bars

Sunrise Granola Bars ½ Cup chopped whole almonds, or slivered almonds2 1/3 Cups Sunrise Flour Mill Oat Cereal¼ Cup butter, cut into ½” pieces⅓ Cup pure honey (no added sugars)¼ Cup light brown sugar, lightly packed2 tsp vanilla extract¼ tsp sea salt (omit if using...

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Heritage Sourdough Pizza Crust

Heritage Sourdough Pizza Crust Makes (5) 11-12” thin pizza crusts. 750 g Heritage Pizza Flour500-510 g Water, chlorine-free, 90F1 Tbsp salt - unrefined, if possible250 g active sourdough starter Combine all the flour and water and mix into a shaggy dough. Let it rest...

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Heritage Chocolate Pancakes

  Heritage Chocolate Pancakes 1 Cup Heritage Pancake Mix1/4 Cup cocoa powder 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar1 Cup Milk2 Tbsp melted butter1 Egg1/2 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips In a large bowl, combine pancake mix, cocoa powder, and brown sugar. Add milk, melted butter, egg,...

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Heritage White Wedding Cake

Heritage White Wedding Cake 2 sticks butter, softened 2 Cups Sugar6 large egg whites, room temperature if possible3 Cups Heritage White Flour, sifted2 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp Salt2 tsp Vanilla extract1 1/4 Cup milk1/4 Cup coconut oil, melted and cooled Heat oven...

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Heritage Coffee Cake

  Heritage Coffee Cake 2 beaten eggs1 Cup sugar1 Cup milk4 Tbsp oil2 Cups Heritage White Flour, sifted4 tsp Baking Powder2 tsp salt2 tsp VanillaTopping 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar2 tsp Cinnamon2 Tbsp Heritage White Flour2/3 Cup Sunrise Flour Mill Oat Cereal2 Tbsp melted...

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Heritage Wheat Berry Chicken Soup

Heritage Wheat Berry Chicken Soup 1 Cup Heritage Wheat Berries cooked (½ Cup dry)2 Tbsp Butter or olive oil4-6 Cups Chicken broth or stock (2 Cups are for cooking the berries)1 lb chicken or turkey, finely chopped or shredded1 medium onion, diced3-6 cloves of garlic,...

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Heritage Beignets

Heritage Beignets 1/2 Cup boiling water 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted1 tsp salt1/3 Cup sugar1/2 Cup heavy whipping cream2 small eggs (or one large)1 tsp fresh ground nutmeg1 tsp dry active yeast3 Cups Sunrise Flour Mill Bread Blend or White FlourCoconut oil for deep...

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Heritage Cheddar Cheese Crackers

Heritage Cheddar Cheese Crackers 3 Cups Cheddar Cheese1 Cup  Sunrise Flour Mill Flour (any type)1/4 tsp  sea salt5 Tbsp cold butter1 Tbsp cold water Heat oven to 350 degrees. Using a food processor, pulse together cheese, flour, and salt until the cheese mixes in with...

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Two Day Kefir and 7-Grain Cereal

  Two Day Kefir and 7-Grain Cereal 1 Cup plain whole-milk kefir1 Cup Sunrise Flour Mill 7 Grain CerealFruit (fresh or dried) and/or nuts, optionalSweetener, optional Combine kefir and 7 Grain Cereal in a quart jar with a lid. Leave on the counter for two days to...

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Heritage Cinnamon Rolls

Heritage Cinnamon Rolls 2 1/2 Cups warm water1/3 Cup sugar1 Tbsp yeast3 Tbsp oil (coconut oil gives a wonderful flavor)1 Tbsp Salt1/3 Cup mashed potatoes (about one medium potato mashed with a fork) or ½ Cup potato flakes5-6 Cups Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage White...

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Sugar Cookies – cookie-cutter style

  Heritage Sugar Cookies - cookie-cutter style 1 Cup Sugar1 Cup Butter, softened (2 sticks)1 Egg1-2 tsp Vanilla Extract4 Tbsp Hot Milk3 Cups Heritage White Flour1 tsp Baking soda1/4 tsp Salt1 tsp Almond Extract (optional) NOTE: This recipe requires chill time. In...

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Peanut Butter Blossom

  Heritage Peanut Butter Blossom 1 C unsalted butter, softened1 C granulated sugar1 C brown sugar2 eggs2 tsp vanilla1 C Peanut Butter, either smooth or chunky 2 C Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage Whole Wheat Pastry Flour2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt60-75 Kisses or...

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Heritage Pumpkin Bread

  Heritage Pumpkin Bread 3 C Sugar1 C Oil (melted coconut oil gives such a good flavor)4 Eggs3 3/4 C Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage Whole Wheat Pastry Flour.2 tsp Baking Soda1 tsp Nutmeg1 tsp Cinnamon1 tsp Salt1 15- oz. can pumpkin puree2/3 C Water1 C Nuts and/or...

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