Machine Sourdough Bread


Preparation info

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Appears in

The Ultimate Bread Machine Cookbook

The Ultimate Bread Machine Cookbook

By Jennie Shapter

Published 2010

  • About

The wonderful sour flavour of this traditional sourdough bread develops during the process of several fermentations; by using a live natural yogurt you can produce a light sour sough bread baked in your machine.



  • 175 ml/6 fl oz/¾ cup water
  • 125


  1. Pour the water into the bread machine pan. Add the yogurt and lemon juice. If the instructions for your machine specify that the yeast is to be placed in the pan first, reverse the order in which you add the liquid and the dry ingredients.

  2. Sprinkle over the flours, ensuring they cover the water. Add the butter, salt and sugar in separate corners of th