my daily sourdough bread

Naturally Leavened Sourdough Bread Recipe

Natasha Krajnc

This sourdough loaf is just as delicious as any other, except for its unique flavor, subtle tang, and rich texture.

Type: Bread Cuisine: American Recipe yield: 2 loaves Calories: 90kcal Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 35-40 mins Total time: 5H35M

You'll need the following INGREDIENTS:

– 2 cups of active sourdough starter – 5 cups of unbleached all-purpose flour – 3/4 cup of whole wheat flour – 397g of room-temperature water – 1 1/2 tsp. salt

1. Combine the starter, flour, and water in a large bowl, and mix well. Add more water if necessary to create a soft and sticky dough.

2. Cover the dough and let this rest for 20 minutes. This step will allow the flour to absorb all the water, which strengthens the gluten structure and enables easier kneading.

3. After this add salt, and knead until the dough is smooth and supple. When fully kneaded, place the dough in a bowl, cover, and let this rest for 1 hour.

4. Fold the dough, and transfer it to a lightly floured surface. Use a bench scraper to fold the dough into a letter shape. Turn the dough a quarter of the way, and flatten it slightly. Repeat the letter fold, then return the dough to the bowl. Cover and let this rise for another hour.

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