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Bread for sandwiches and toast - made with sourdough

A recipe for people who would like sourdough bread with a closed crumb full of small, evenly distributed holes, a thin crust, a soft texture and a milder flavour!  At last – everyday sourdough bread for everyone.  The everyloaf.
Course: Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 30 g Wheat sourdough starter from the vat in the fridge
  • 260 g  White wheat or spelt flour
  • 90 g Water
  • 60 g Milk
  • 30 g Honey
  • 30 g Butter
  • 5 g Salt

Instructions

Daye One

  • Measure the sourdough starter into a large bowl and return any remaining starter to the refrigerator.  Add 30 g of the white wheat flour and 30 g of the water.  Stir and cover with plastic wrap, and leave on the counter for around 8 hours.

Day 2

  • Add the remaining ingredients and knead well for 10 minutes.  Cover the bowl with a shower hat and leave on the counter for 4 hours.  Grease a 500 g bread tin.  Turn the dough out on to a floury surface and shape it into a tight sausage and gently pop it into the tin.  Cover it with a shower hat and let it rise for 2-3 hours or until it passes the probe test.  Preheat the oven to 230 celsius.  Put the tin in and bake for 10 minutes.  Reduce the heat to 200 and bake for a further 30 minutes.  Remove from the oven and remove from the tin and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Grease a 500 g bread tin.  Turn the dough out on to a floury surface and shape it into a tight sausage and gently pop it into the tin.  Cover it with a shower hat and let it rise for 2-3 hours or until it passes the probe test.  Preheat the oven to 230 celsius.  Put the tin in and bake for 10 minutes.  Reduce the heat to 200 and bake for a further 30 minutes.  Remove from the oven and remove from the tin and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Cover it with a shower hat and let it rise for 2-3 hours or until it passes the probe test.  Preheat the oven to 230 celsius.  Put the tin in and bake for 10 minutes.  Reduce the heat to 200 and bake for a further 30 minutes.  Remove from the oven and remove from the tin and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Put the tin in and bake for 10 minutes.  Reduce the heat to 200 and bake for a further 30 minutes.  Remove from the oven and remove from the tin and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Remove from the oven and remove from the tin and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Want to know more?  Come and take our sourdough class and you will be baking sourdough like a pro in no time!
    This recipe was written by Jane Mason for her third bread book Perfecting Sourdough.