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Homemade Sourdough Bread

Homemade Sourdough Bread

Wondering how to make homemade sourdough bread? Here's an easy recipe to make sourdough bread at home, soft inside and crispy on the outside.

08 August, 2016
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Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

3 HR 25 MIN


350 g, cracked (type 1800)
White flour
400 g (type 1050)
2 tsp, dried
150 ml, liquid natural
1 tsp
2 tsp
Sunflower oil
3 tbsp
All purpose flour
for working the dough


How to make homemade sourdough bread

To prepare homemade sourdough bread, start mixing in a bowl the rye and the flour with the dried yeast.

Add 175 ml lukewarm water and the sourdough.

Add the sugar, salt, 2 tbsp oil and just as much water as the dough can hold without becoming too wet or sticky (approx. 175 ml).

Knead thoroughly on a floured work surface, then cover and rest for around 1 hour.

Line a baking tray with grease-proof paper.

Knead the dough again, form into an oblong loaf and place on the baking tray.

Cover and leave to rest for a further 45 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat the oven to 200°C (180° fan)  gas 6.

Brush the dough with the remaining oil and bake for around 1 hour.

Remove the homemade sourdough bread and leave to cool before serving or storing.

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