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One large San Francisco style sour dough bread with slices cut out on top and covered in flour.

San Francisco sourdough style bread

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2.259 stars based on 27 ratings

This delicious bread has the flavour of a sourdough without having to make a complicated sour dough starter!

 

Key Information

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  • Bake:
  • Loaves :1
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 125ml 4¼ fl oz Water
  • 125ml 4¼ fl oz Natural yoghurt
  • 200g 7⅛ oz Very strong white bread flour (we use Allinson) Very strong white bread flour
  • 200g 7⅛ oz Very strong wholemeal bread flour (we use Allinson)
  • 50g 1⅞ oz Rye flour
  • 50g 1⅞ oz Honey
  • 1¼tsp 1¼tsp Sea salt
  • 1¼tsp 1¼tsp Easy bake yeast (we use Allinson)

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix to make a soft, smooth dough. Knead for 5 minutes in an electric mixer, or for 10 minutes by hand until the dough is elastic.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 125ml 4¼ fl oz Water
    • 125ml 4¼ fl oz Natural yoghurt
    • 200g 7⅛ oz Very strong white bread flour (we use Allinson) Very strong white bread flour
    • 200g 7⅛ oz Very strong wholemeal bread flour (we use Allinson)
    • 50g 1⅞ oz Rye flour
    • 50g 1⅞ oz Honey
    • 1¼tsp 1¼tsp Sea salt
    • 1¼tsp 1¼tsp Easy bake yeast (we use Allinson)
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Shape the dough into a circle, cut one line down the middle and 4 lines off this on each side.

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Place onto a greased baking sheet and leave to prove until double in size. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 190°C (fan 170°C, gas mark 5).