Homemade Sourdough Bread: A Labor of Love
Create a sourdough masterpiece in your own kitchen with this step-by-step guide. Elizabeth Rodriguez, our resident baking expert, takes you on a journey of patience and precision as you embark on the art of crafting Homemade Sourdough Bread. The process may take time, but the result is a loaf filled with the warmth of your efforts and the unmistakable tang of sourdough perfection.
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ cups lukewarm water
- 1 cup active sourdough starter
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 ½ teaspoons salt
- Mix the flour, water, and sourdough starter in a large bowl.
- Add sugar and salt, knead until the dough is smooth.
- Cover and let it rise for 18 hours.
- Shape the dough, let it rise again for 3 hours.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 450°F for 45 minutes.
Total Time: 21 hours and 45 minutes
Yield: 2 loaves
Homemade Sourdough Bread is a testament to the beauty of slow fermentation and dedication. Share the love by gifting a loaf or savor it yourself, knowing each slice is a result of your passion for the craft.
Nutrition per serving: 180 calories, 38g carbohydrates, 6g protein, 1g fat
Crafting Homemade Sourdough Bread is more than a culinary adventure; it’s a journey that connects you with the age-old tradition of artisan baking. As the warm aroma fills your kitchen and the golden crust beckons, you’ll appreciate the effort invested in this labor of love. Each slice tells a story of patience, skill, and the joy of creating something truly special.