No-Knead Sourdough Bread Recipe

Use this no-knead sourdough bread recipe to create your own San Francisco sourdough bread. Bake it in a cast-iron Dutch oven.

| December 2013/January 2014

Oval Sourdough Bread

Try this sourdough bread recipe for a treat the family will enjoy.

Photo By Karen Keb

This is a “San Francisco-style” sourdough bread recipe, with a crackly crust and a chewy texture. Yield: 1 loaf.

No-Knead Sourdough Bread Recipe


3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp active dry yeast
1 3/4 tsp salt
2/3 cup sourdough starter
1 1/2 cups water
Coarse cornmeal, for dusting


1. Combine flour, yeast and salt in large mixing bowl and whisk together. Combine sourdough starter and water in large mixing cup and add to flour mixture. Mix with rubber spatula until you have a thoroughly mixed, wet, sticky mass of dough. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature for 12 to 18 hours.

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