Friday, June 2, 2017

Sourdough Baking Today

The wheat sourdough culture was in need of feeding and baking this week. 

So, yesterday morning I took out my King Arthur crock with the wheat starter fed it a 1/4 cup of warm water and 1 cup of unbleached all purpose flour. Around 7:30 last nite I poured all this into a big pottery bowl and did the next proof with 2 cups warm water and 3 cups of the same flour.

12 hours later this morning-it looks beautiful!! lol




I took out two cups to put back into my now cleaned crock and put back in the frig for next time-and decided to make up a big french loaf and also a pan of raisin cinnamon rolls with what was left-I can't eat these but they sure smell sooo good baking.

Out of the oven:



        cinnamon and raisin rolls just out of the oven


                           with icing drizzled all over



If I could eat one I would definately be sampling that small one in the corner lol  Hubs had to go to town this morning so am hoping he gets back in time to try one still warm.


I did pick up the book before my trip for a different approach to gluten free bread baking:  Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg MD and Zoe Francois  
     which I am hoping to try out this weekend or next week for sure.  I needed to find a 5 to 6 gallon proofing bucket with lid for their method as you make up a big batch of dough-it rises for the most part in the frig and then you just break off what you need for a loaf or what ever making. It stays in the frig for up to 10 days, so along with their other gluten free bread baking tips I am hoping for success.
     I found the buckets I needed at King Arthur

2 comments:

  1. YUM. I am in love with those cinnamon rolls. So glad you found a gluten free cookbook and can now make bread and rolls that even YOU can enjoy. I look forward to seeing how well it works for you.

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  2. Your bread and rolls look delicious. Nothing is better than fresh out of the oven bread. And your sourdough looks great too. Nice and bubbly. I haven't done a sourdough starter in a long time but I think I need to try it again. Just to have some of that bread. :) Happy eating. Erika

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