I've been baking quite a bit of bread lately, and I thought it was high time to share some new bread recipes. Almost a year ago I posted a very popular recipe for a traditional two-step, 24 hour sourdough bread. I love that recipe, and I think that it makes a really delicious, sour bread. However, sometimes I want my bread to come out less sour, or I just don't have the time to do the two-stage sourdough process. This is the recipe I use for a bread that only takes one rise - then it's shaped and baked.
1-Step Sourdough Bread Recipe
First mix: 10 minutes
First rise: 6-12 hours
Bake time: 45 minutes
Whisk together until blended in the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, or in a large bowl with a fork: