German Sourdough Bread (No Bread Machine)

Total Time
24hrs 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
24 hrs

I found this recipe on a german forum page. Since I am German I miss the german bread a lot. I think this one comes german bread very close.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • for sourdough

  • 2 (1/4 ounce) packages dry yeast
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup flour (one half can be rye flour)
  • for dough

  • 1 12 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 4 12 cups flour (one third can be rye flour)
  • flour

Directions

  1. sourdough:.
  2. mix yeast with warm water.
  3. mix yeast mixture with flour.
  4. let stand for 24 hours at a warm place.
  5. dough:.
  6. mix sourdough with warm water, salt, oil and flour.
  7. knead until smooth and allow to rise for 30 minutes at a warm place.
  8. knead dough and shape into loaf.
  9. Place loaf on a cookiesheet and let 30 minutes rise.
  10. cut 2-3 1/4 inch deep slashes into loaf.
  11. preheat oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit and bake for 1 hour.