Sunrise Flour Mill Blog

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

The Six Most Common Pizza-Making Mistakes

Let's be honest, takeout pizza can't beat homemade pizza. Over the years, we have taught many pizza making classes to bakers of all skill levels. Here are the top 6 pizza making mistakes we see all the time.   Too Much Cheese You might think that there is no such...

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Explaining Sunrise Flour Mill Wheat Flours

Sunrise Flour Mill specializes in heritage wheat varieties. Heritage wheat is not gluten free but it is pre-1950’s, pre-hybridized wheats. Many people find them more digestible than modern hybrid wheats. You can read many comments under each of our products to see why...

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Traditional Irish Soda Bread

  Traditional Irish Soda Bread 450 g Heritage White Flour or Heritage Bread Blend3/4 tsp Salt1 tsp Salt1 1/2 C Buttermilk Heat oven to 450 degrees.Sift together flour, salt and baking soda in a large bowl. Slowly stir in the buttermilk until the dough comes...

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Heritage Lemon Buttermilk Drop Cookies

  Heritage Lemon Buttermilk Drop Cookies 1/2 C butter, softened1 C sugar1 egg3/4 C buttermilk2 tbsp grated lemon peel4 tbsp fresh lemon juice1 tsp vanilla2 C Heritage White Flour or Heritage Bread Blend sifted1/2 tsp Baking Soda1/2 tsp SaltOptional1 C powdered...

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Stress relief and Baking

It’s no secret that the times we are in impose a certain level of added stress. Stress is at an all time high and finding an outlet is critical for our mental and physical health. There is a reason people bake when they are stressed. It can really help. It has helped...

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Heritage Focaccia

  Heritage Focaccia 1 tsp Dry Active Yeast2 C Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage Bread Blend or Heritage White Flour1/2 tsp Sea Salt2 tbsp Olive Oil220 g Warm Water (1 Cup) In a large bowl, combine yeast, flour, and salt. Stir well to combine. In a separate bowl,...

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Sourdough Graham Crackers

Sourdough Graham Crackers 1/2 C Butter (or ¼ butter and ¼ coconut oil)2 C Ultra Fine Heritage Whole Wheat Pastry Flour or Ultra Fine Heritage Whole Wheat flour1 tsp Baking Powder1/2 tsp Baking Soda1/4 tsp Salt1/2 tsp Cinnamon (1 tsp if a stronger cinnamon flavor is...

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What To Do With Extra Sourdough Starter

Sourdough bread hooked us about 10 years ago. When Darrold gets new flour, he wants to bake a loaf of bread immediately so  he will shortcut with yeast.  He doesn't have to tell me; one bite does.  “That's not sourdough!”, I say more than a little emphatically.  We...

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Heritage Gnocchi

  Heritage Gnocchi 1-2 Small Russet Potatoes, baked and peeled (about 180 grams total)140 g Turkey Red Heritage White Flour or Heritage Bread Blend1-2 tsp Himalayan or Sea Salt (“Real” brand)3 Scrapes Whole nutmeg, or ¼ teaspoon of powdered nutmeg1-2 tbsp...

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Easy Oatmeal, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Easy Oatmeal, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chip Cookies 1/2 C Sugar1 C Brown Sugar3/4 t Salt2 Eggs1 t Vanilla1 t Baking Soda1 C Sunrise Flour Mill Oat Cereal1 C Peanut Butter1-2 C Chocolate Chips to preference Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with...

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39724 Grand Ave.
North Branch, MN 55056

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704 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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