Sourdough Brown Bread Recipe

Sourdough brown bread is hearty and soft, packed with nutrition and flavor, excellent toasted with butter or piled high with sandwich toppings.


Sourdough Starter Whole Wheat Flour All Purpose Flour Brown Sugar Molasses Cocoa Powder Honey + more

Add all ingredients (except for rolled oats) to a stand mixer and mix with dough hook for 2-3 minutes on low until everything comes together and the dough forms. 


Then increase the speed and work for another 4-5 minutes until the gluten is developed and passes the windowpane test.


Allow to ferment at room temperature until doubled. In the winter this could take 12 hours or more but only 4 in the summer. Aim for about 8.


After the bulk ferment, divide the dough into two equal parts.


Pre-shape by providing slight tension and creating a ball with each piece of dough and allow to bench rest for about 20 minutes on the counter, covered with a damp tea towel do the dough doesn’t dry out.


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