salt-rising bread

[ sawlt-rahy-zing ]
/ ˈsɔltˌraɪ zɪŋ /

noun

a kind of bread leavened with a fermented mixture of salted milk, cornmeal, flour, sugar, and soda.

Origin of salt-rising bread

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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