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Bread Machine Sourdough Bread


Bread Machine Sourdough Bread Recipe

Sourdough bread baked in a bread machine? Not only is it possible — it's delicious!

At a glance

1 loaf
Nutrition information


Choose your measure:

1 1/2-pound loaf

  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast or instant yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour or Unbleached Bread Flour
  • 2 cups ripe (fed) sourdough starter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons lukewarm water, enough to make a soft dough

1-pound loaf


  1. Place the ingredients into the pan of your machine, in the order suggested by the manufacturer; program for French Bread, or a similar long-rising cycle; and press start.
  2. Check the dough after about 10 minutes of kneading; add additional water or flour as necessary to make a smooth, soft dough.
  3. Remove the bread from the machine when it's done, and cool it on a rack.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 slice
  • Servings Per Batch 16 slices
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 178
  • Calories from Fat 1
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0g
  • Sodium 225mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 10g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.