“Experiment with different beers in this bread.”
READY IN:
20hrs
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
1 loaf
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sourdough Build: Mix the first four ingredients together. Cover loosely and let sit at room temperature for 12 to 16 hours.
  2. Dough: Measure out 2 cups of the sourdough build mixture (discard extra).
  3. Add beer, salt, sugar and butter.
  4. Mix in the flours.
  5. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until it is smooth and satiny.
  6. Cover dough and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  7. Shape into desired loaf--freeform or pan loaf.
  8. Proof, covered, until dough doubles in size. this may take several hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 375°.
  10. Slash loaf with a very sharp blade.
  11. Bake for 30 to 50 minutes, depending on shape of loaf.
  12. Remove from pan (if used) and cool on wire rack.

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