This how-to guide will give you the steps you need to make your own Sourdough Sandwich Bread. Actually you'll get 2 awesome loaves of bread!
Keyword Sourdough Sandwich Bread
Prep Time 6hours30minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 7hours30minutes
SOURDOUGH SANDWICH BREAD
2½cupsSourdough Starter (active)(450g)
In a large bowl add melted butter and honey, mix. Add milk and water, mix. Add starter, mix. Add flour and salt, mix well, 2 minutes, until blended smoothly. Cover and let rest for 1 hour (aka the "autolyse").
Stretch and fold the dough every 30 minutes for a total of 4 times. Covering dough after stretch and folds.WATCH YOUTUBE VIDEO ON HOW-TO-DO A STRETCH AND FOLD Stretch & Fold: grab one side of the dough, while in the bowl, lift and fold over. Quarter turn the bowl and repeat this four times for each stretch and fold.
Pour dough onto a floured surface. Separate into 2 equal parts and place into greased bread pans. Cover and let rest 3 hours. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 1 hour before baking.
Bake bread in oven for 1 hour @400 degrees F.
Remove bread from oven. Remove bread from bread pans and let cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Slice and put into container, paper bag, or freezer bag, ensuring to vent if the bags get moist.