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Sourdough Bread (Carl's)

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. Prep
20 min.
70 min.
Ready In
150 min.
40 servings
Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free
Metric measurements


1cup sourdough starter *
2 1/2cups buttermilkVideo fresh or from dried
1tablespoon canola oilVideo
1ounce yeast, active dry
1/4cup honeyVideo
3cups bread flour
1cup whole wheat flour
1/8cup gluten flour *
1cup oatmeal dry
1/4cup wheat germ
1/4cup oat bran dry
1/4cup wheat bran
1tablespoon sugarVideo
2teaspoons salt
1teaspoon baking sodaVideo
1/4cup hops optional*
* not incl. in nutrient facts


The night before mix starter and warm milk and 2 cups bread flour, and place in warm draft free place over night.

OPTIONAL: Boil 1 qt of water and add 2 tablespoons dried hops and let steep for 1/2 hour.

Use the hop tea for all the fluid in the recipe.

Next morning, mix yeast and 1 tablespoon sugar with 3 tablespoons warm water and set aside till foamy.

Grand oatmeal into flour in blender.

Add oil, yeast, honey, whole wheat flour.

Sprinkle salt and baking soda over batter and stir lightly.

Let sit for 30 - 50 minutes till bubbly and has risen to near double.

Add wheat germ, wheat bran, oat bran, oatmeal, gluten flour, and bread flour till won't take any more.

Place on floured board and knead 5 minutes till silky smooth and elastic.

Place in bowl in draft free place till double in size.

Knead again and shape.

FOR LOAVES: Shape into 2 or 3 loaves, and set aside till rise to full size.

Place skillet or large pan in bottom of oven , place 3 cups water in pan for steam.

Bake bread 400 degrees F for 20 minutes reduce heat to 325 degrees F for 20 minutes then place on rack too cool.

FOR CLOCHE: Shape into ball, sprinkle bottom of cloche with wheat germ, place cover on cloche and place in draft free area till full size.

Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes remove lid to brown for 10 to 15 minutes.

Turn out onto rack.

The bread has extra dietary fiber so is good for you and the hop tea speeds up the fermenting so the dough rises faster.

First published: last updated: 2012-10-01

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 35g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 7310% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 149mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
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