Edited: Updated April 2016
Sourdough Bread baking for breakfast is back! Are your breakfast and brunch menus predictable and boring? Are you looking to add some healthy pizzazz to your meals to impress and please your family?
How about a stack of butter slathered sourdough pancakes hot off the griddle or a thick slice of freshly baked tender cornbread? Would the smell of baking spicy warm cinnamon rolls be a welcome surprise for a lazy weekend breakfast? What will your family think when you bring out a plate filled with thick soft sourdough tortillas?
This sourdough bread baking course is the fourth course in a series of sourdough bread baking courses aimed at learning to bake using a sourdough starter. In this course you will learn to bake old fashioned sourdough quick style breads using not only a sourdough starter (it's easy to make your own starter!) but also baking soda and baking powder. These quick breads, often baked for breakfast and brunch, are like the breakfast breads grandma used to bake up including:
It's a lot of fun to bake up these quick types of breads and they are great for breakfast and brunch or for a quick healthy snack. You will learn how to make your own sourdough starter with easy day by day instructions, using not only videos but an e-book as well.
The free downloadable e-book in the course will help you easily make your own sourdough starter besides tips on how to care for your starter, how to make motherdough and other pre-ferments while explaining hydration and what hydration means in baker's terms. (You can find it now as a free preview for this course and start making your own sourdough starter today).
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So jump right in and start your sourdough baking journey today with these fun, easy sourdough bread baking classes. Your family will be happy you did!
Hello! So glad you could join me in this course on "Old Fashioned Sourdough Quick Breads." Any downloadable materials will be available to the left of the lecture and also a link can be seen under the lecture. The downloadable materials are also available in a lecture at the end of the course for your convenience.
In this lecture you will be able to download a 29 page e-book, "Make Your Own Sourdough Starter." It will show you not only how to make a starter but how to care for it and store it as well. It will also show you how to make different types of motherdough, which is a type of pre-ferment.
Let's talk about the past and how people used to use sourdough for baking breads.
If you need to know more about sourdough baking basics, see this lecture.
This is a list of basic equipment the home baker might need when baking with sourdough.
In this section you will learn to make two different sourdough cornbreads. The first one is a loaf pan cornbread with a butter crumb topping and the second one is almost like a cake!
This is a downloadable printable formula for the sourdough cornbread loaf with crumb topping and honey butter spread. Find the download version in the resource section of this lecture.
Let's start out by making some sourdough cornbread with a butter crumb topping and honey butter spread!
Mix the dry ingredients and then combine the wet and dry ingredients. It's almost time to bake, but not quite yet...
Butter Crumbs add an amazing touch to your cornbread. See how to make crumbs in this lecture.
See the finished sourdough cornbread loaf with butter crumb topping and honey butter spread. It's so delicious!
Honey butter is smooth, creamy and melts in your mouth. It's a perfect accompaniment to cornbread, pancakes, biscuits and other quick breads.
Try this fluffy, moist cornbread baked in a bundt pan, it is delicious!
Let's start by mixing up the wet ingredients.
Time to mix up the dry ingredients and combine the two bowls.
Pour the batter into a pan and bake your cornbread!
This cornbread is meant to be moist and delicious!
Recipe for Old Fashioned Flapjacks
Mix up some old fashioned flapjacks.
We've mixed up the batter, it's time to griddle some hot flapjacks!
Here's the formula for German Puff Pancakes - Also in printout format.
Mix a one pan (skillet) puffy egg pancake.
Pour the batter in a hot skillet and bake it to a golden puff.
It's just one pancake, but it takes up the whole skillet!
Overnight Jacks are so much fun, you start them the night before and allow the batter to ferment overnight.
Make some flapjacks that ferment overnight.
The first part of the batter is made the night before, the second part is added in the morning before making your flapjacks.
It's time to pour batter and flip jacks for hungry breakfast folks.
This quiz will help you see if you understand the basics of quick bread baking using sourdough.
Fluffy Sourdough Biscuits formula for viewing and download.
Make some Fluffy Sourdough Biscuits for breakfast... or any time! Let's shape and bake!
Quick sourdough biscuits for when you are in a hurry.
First mix up the dry ingredients.
The wet ingredients are mixed next.
Add the wet and dry ingredients together to make your biscuit dough.
See how to shape your biscuits quickly in a fun way.
Your hot biscuits are ready to butter and enjoy!
Small fun quiz about biscuits and/or scones.
Here is the formula for Old Fashioned White Skillet Bread, there is also a downloadable printable formula in the resources section of this lecture.
Such a delicious loaf, it's time to mix up the dough.
Folding the dough is easy, much more fun than kneading!
It's time to shape up our round loaf, which is called a "boule."
I will be using a 10" skillet with a steam cover set up. See what I am doing.
Time to score the dough and get it ready for the oven.
It's time to bake our skillet bread.
See this beautiful soft skillet bread, sliced and ready to eat!
Sourdough tortillas are great tasting and good for you too!
Mix up the dough for some sourdough tortillas.
While hand mixing, I explain some things about the dough.
It's time to bulk ferment the dough and then pre-shape.
See how to roll out rounds.
Instead of rolling out four at a time in an assembly style, I will roll out the rest of the dough.
Let's finish up the rest of the dough and get it ready for the griddle.
Get your griddle good and hot, the tortillas are ready to cook!
See the finished tortillas in a hot stack of deliciousness!
How are the sourdough cinnamon rolls made?... that's the question.
Roll out the dough and make some cinnamon rolls.
After the dough is rolled out, add your sugar, spices and goodies, roll it up and make cinnamon rolls.
Now that the rolls are finished being shaped, they need to proof before being baked.
Nothing is so fragrant and tasty as a fresh cinnamon roll! See the finished rolls.
In this lecture you will find links and resources for more sourdough baking fun! There are discounts and a free coupon to one of my courses!
All of the files in this course are easily accessible from this lecture.
Teresa loves teaching serious home bakers, how to bake sourdough bread! She worked at two different bakeries besides baking at home for over 40 years. Thirteen years ago, she built a business (Northwest Sourdough) around teaching others how to bake real sourdough at home. She published a four volume book called, "Discovering Sourdough," and another baking book, "Make Your Own Sourdough Starter." Teresa also published her memoir titled: "Reach for Joy," under the pseudonym, TL Reys.
Her Bread Recipes and Formulas from her books and blog have been featured on TV and spread all around the world through online forums, her active Facebook group, Perfect Sourdough, Youtube channel and her site, Northwest Sourdough.
Northwest Sourdough is featured in the resource section of Peter Reinhart's book," Artisan Breads Every Day." Teresa was also one of the photographers for "The Grain Gathering" in it's early years when it was called, "Kneading Conference West." She has been featured in numerous articles, magazines and interviews. She was selected as one of the top ten Udemy instructors in 2015.
Most of all, Teresa loves to see YOU pull a crispy, crusty, holey sourdough loaf from your own oven! Yes, you can learn to bake the best bread in the world!