First Sourdough Bread

My first Spelt sourdough loaves! They turned out okay, though the flavor was a little weird – the “sour” taste wasn’t what I’m used to from sourdough. Maybe because it was only the first batch from this starter? They were also dense with some large holes, but again, I’m hoping that will improve with time. Everyone liked them anyway, and the four loaves were gone in a few days!

We sliced some for open-faced Reuben sandwiches, as a substitute for the traditional rye, and it was really good!

I kept forgetting to grind more flour, so I missed feeding the starter for two days, and therefore it’s taken me an extra week to get it back on track, but I should be making more bread today.

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About Michelle

I am the middle of three daughters, daily living by the grace of God and in awe of Christ's perfect love, to suffer and die in atonement for my sins, and then rise from the dead to give me eternal life with Him. I get excited about reading/applying/talking about God's Word, travel, fellowship, nutrition, books, writing, photography, cooking and especially baking, designing things, event planning, and doing things with my family.

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