Soft Crust Sourdough Bread

Recipe by Cass81
READY IN: 4hrs 12mins


  • 1
    cup active sourdough starter
  • 23
    cup milk
  • 2
    teaspoons sugar
  • 1 12
    teaspoons salt
  • 2
    tablespoons oil
  • 2 13
    cups high grade flour


  • Mix together the first 5 ingredients and 1 cup of flour. Cover and leave in a warm place for at least 1 hour, it should start to rise a little.
  • Stir in the remaining flour. Knead for 10 minutes or until a soft dough forms that springs back when gently pressed.
  • Turn the dough in 1-2 teaspoons of oil in a clean bowl. Cover with cling film and leave to sit for another hour or more, until doubled in size.
  • Shape dough on a lightly oiled tray. Cover with a large container with room for it to rise without touching the sides. Leave in a warm place until doubled in size.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 410 degrees (210 deg celsius) for 12 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack.