An amazing crusty on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside artisan bread you can now make at home. Sourdough bread is a very popular bread choice in restaurants and in the bakery aisle. Discover just how easy it is to make sourdough at home plus 12 easy to make sourdough bread recipes even for beginners.
Sourdough Bread For Beginners
Baking homemade bread has to be one of the most rewarding forms of baking. Especially if it’s sourdough. Full of nutritional benefits and artisan flair. Even a beginner baker can form a sourdough loaf and provide healthy bread for their family.
What Is Sourdough Bread?
Sourdough bread is an artisan bread made from a fermented starter. Given it’s fermented starter sourdough bread is full of nutritional benefits and flavor.
How To Make Sourdough Bread
In order to make sourdough bread you need to have a sourdough starter. Which you can purchase, make or be gifted. After you have your sourdough starter you can start making bread even gluten free sourdough bread. Just remember to feed your sourdough starter and to store it properly.
Sourdough Bread Starter
Your sourdough bread starter is the base for your sourdough bread so you want to make sure you get this right. To be honest this is what made me hesitant for the longest time in making sourdough bread. But there is never a better time to be a beginner bread maker than now.
How To Make Sourdough Starter
Feasting At Home has an amazing simple sourdough starter perfect for the beginner sourdough maker. Including a step by step video.
If you eat gluten free you can also make great gluten free artisan breads. You will find a gluten free sourdough bread recipe below including a gluten free starter. You can also find a gluten free sourdough starter recipe at Farmhouse On Boone.
Sourdough Starter Ingredients
Two simple ingredients that’s all you need. Whole grain flour and filtered water. You will need to “feed” your starter bread flour as it ferments and grows. Follow the Feasting At Home simple sourdough starter guide as it is the easiest beginner guide to sourdough I have found.
How Much Sourdough Starter To Use
When it comes to baking sourdough bread each recipe is different but amazing. And below you will find 12+ sourdough bread recipes and each recipe specifies the amount of sourdough starter required. Plus don’t throw out your sourdough starter discard use it in baking.
Sourdough Discard Recipe Ideas
When you are making your sourdough starter you will discard a portion of the starter and “feed” the remainder. With this discard you can either discard it in the compost or use it in sourdough discard recipes like waffles, sourdough crackers, naan, biscuits and so much more.
Sourdough discard will have the same beneficial fermented nutrients as the sourdough starter itself. So making use of this in baking is a wise choice.
Homemade Sourdough Bread
Food is better when shared and what better way then to share fresh sourdough bread at a meal with family. Homemade is always better.
Sourdough Bread Recipes
Homemade sourdough bread is more than a simple artisan loaf you bake an share with family over dinner. You can turn your sourdough starter into sourdough bread, sourdough cinnamon buns, chocolate sourdough, pumpkin and pecan sourdough and so many more sourdough recipes. Below you will find a great selection of sourdough bread recipes perfect for the beginner and advanced baker.
Easy Sourdough Bread Recipe
The Best Beginner Sourdough Bread Recipe – The Prairie Homestead
No Knead Sourdough Bread Recipe
No Knead Sourdough Bread – Farmhouse On Boone
Sourdough Bread Recipe In Dutch Oven
The Ultimate Dutch Oven Sourdough Bread – Twelve On Main
Making Sourdough Bread In The Bread Machine
Sourdough Bread In The Bread Maker – Farmersgirl Kitchen
Overnight Sourdough Bread
Easy Overnight Sourdough Bread – The Feathered Nester
Artisan Sourdough Bread Flavors
Blueberry Lemon Sourdough Bread – Hearts Content Farmhouse
Maple Pecan Cinnamon Sourdough Bread – Cultured Guru
Jalapeno Cheddar Sourdough Bread – Little Spoon Farm
Sourdough Cheddar Dill Bread – Boston Girl Bakes
Chocolate Sourdough Bread – Mondo Mulia
Soft Sourdough Cinnamon Buns – Homemade Food Junkie
Gluten Free Sourdough Bread Recipe
Gluten Free Sourdough Bread – Joanna Overly
Bread breaks down all the borders bringing a meal together. Whether it be sandwiches and soup. Roast dinner and rolls. Turkey leftovers on an open faced slice of bread. Bread is the ultimate comfort food.
Artisan bread is an amazing way to bring in extra cash. If you are a mom looking to make extra money through a side hustle and enjoy baking bread. Sourdough bread might be a great income source for you. People love homemade bread and sourdough bread is very popular. Test the waters. Try your local farmers market or sell to your friends and neighbors. Create a bread business that works for you.
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