Knead the sponge ingredients for 5 minutes; allow to sit for 8 hours or longer.
Add the dough ingredients and select the basic, white or grain cycle and press
This is a heavy dough that rises slowly and needs a relatively long rise, such
as a last rise of 2 hours or more. This means you will need a programmable machine
or you can prepare it on the dough cycle and then shape and allow to rise in a regular
Bake at 350 degrees F until done. The interior should read 200 degrees
F when a thermometer is inserted in the center.