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What Are Ears On Sourdough?

Natasha Krajnc

Why Are Ears So Popular in Sourdough Baking? – Aesthetics: A sourdough ear essentially beautifies your loaves, making them incredibly appealing to serve and eat.

Maximum Rise: A proper scoring technique determines the dough rise. The scoring pattern plays a huge role in all loaves, especially sourdough.

Tips to Achieve a Tall Sourdough Ear

1. Ensure your dough has sufficient strength and gluten development.

2. Do not over-proof your sourdough.

3. Create enough steam for sufficient oven spring.

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