Sour Dough Bread

Recipe: Sour Dough Bread

Summary: Another recipe from Megan Kiehl. It was a privilege to know her.

Read all the way through the recipe before starting, it's a bit of a process.

Ingredients

Starter:

  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 cups flour

After, at least, 3 days and a tablespoon of flour each day, combine starter and…

  • 2 cups warm water
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 cups flour

Instructions

  1. Mix starter ingredients together and add an additional ½ cup warm water until gooey.
  2. Put a plate on top of bowl, not a tight lid. Set on counter for, at least, 3 days.
  3. Each day add 1 tablespoon flour and stir.
  4. After, at least, 3 days combine the other ingredients with the starter.
  5. Add flour 1 cup at a time until sticky consistency.
  6. Don’t handle too much. Let rise 3 hours or until doubled.
  7. Split dough in half. Place dough in two pie pans and don’t make it pretty.
  8. Bake at 400° for 35 – 40 minutes.
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Posted on October 23, 2010 and filed under Bread.