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Same Day Sourdough Bread

Allyson Letal

Life happens and sometimes you just don't have the time or patience to wait days for a beautiful loaf.  That’s why I'm sharing this easy recipe with you. It's a quicker version of the classic sourdough process that allows you to enjoy freshly baked bread in just a few hours.

Don't forget to feed your starter the night before!

Build The Dough:


Combine active sourdough starter, water, and flour together until completely incorporated. Cover and rest 30 minutes.

Add The Salt


Sprinkle salt over dough and perform a 4 sets of stretch and folds, 30 minutes apart

Bulk Ferment


Cover the bowl and set aside for 2 hours to bulk ferment. It is important to keep the dough bowl somewhere warm.

Shape The Loaf


Fold the loaf alternating sides  as though you were lacing, then roll into a batard shape.

Transfer To Banneton


Cover the banneton with a damp kitchen towel and set aside to prove for 1 - 2 hours. 

Bake The Loaf


Preheat oven and dutch oven to 450f. Bake loaf in preheated dutch oven for 30 minutes covered, and 10 -15 uncovered.

Bread bun

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