Sourdough Bread Recipe
|1) Mix 1 cup of starter with 2 cups of water &|
2 cups of flour.
|2) Let rest in a warm place until bubbly. |
This is referred to as your "sponge"
|3) Reserve 1 cup of your sponge|
as starter for your future bread batches.
|4) Cap your starter loosely and refrigerate.|
|5) For each cup of sponge, add 2 cups of flour.|
|6) Add salt - approximate 2 tsp per 1 cup of starter|
|7) Add sugar if desired. |
I use approximately 1 Tbsp per cup of starter
|8) Mix and knead until smooth and elastic.|
Let rise in warm location until doubled.
|9) Shape into loaves.|
|10) Place in greased pan(s) to rise.|
When doubled in size, bake in 375 degree oven
for approximately 30 minutes.
|11) When done loaves should sound hollow|
when tapped. Let cool for 10 minutes in pan
prior to moving to cooling rack.