Breadsticks With Sourdough (Yeast Option Too)

Recipe by Red_Apple_Guy
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READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Sourdough or Poolish Sponge
  • 34
    cup flour (all purpose unbleached 91g)
  • 13
    cup water (76g)
  • 1
    tablespoon water (14g)
  • Dough
  • 1 13
    cups flour (all purpose unbleached-170g)
  • 14
    cup buttermilk (any kind-58g)
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil (14g)
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar (or honey-6g)
  • 1
    teaspoon yeast (instant-3g)
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DIRECTIONS

  • If using sourdough, refresh your starter with equal weights flour and water. you'll need 182 g of starter.
  • If using a poolish sponge, mix 91 g water with 91 g flour and add 1/8 teaspoon of yeast. Allow to double in volume at room temperature 6 to 9 hours.
  • Mix sponge with buttermilk and add the dough ingredients.
  • Knead by hand for about 8 minutes and rest for 15 minutes covered.
  • Stretch dough into a rectangle and tri-fold letter style top to bottom, side to side. Cover and rest 15 minutes.
  • Stretch and fold and cover in a straight-sided clear container until doubled in volume about 30 more minutes or a little longer.
  • Roll out dough into a rectangle 6" by 12" and slice into 16 strips 8" long.
  • Twist and place on parchment paper.
  • cover and proof for 30 minutes as oven preheats to 400°F.
  • Bake for 7 minutes, rotate pan and bake 5 to 7 minutes longer until 200F internally and lightly browned.
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