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Vegan Sourdough Bread

Recipe Code: 10062

A wholesome vegan sourdough bread using a homemade starter for a tangy flavor and airy texture.

  • 20 Mins
  • 45 Mins
  • 8 Person(s)


 For the Sourdough Starter:

  • Whole wheat flour (100 grams)
  • Water (100 ml)

For the Bread:

  • Bread flour (400 grams)
  • Whole wheat flour (100 grams)
  • Water (350 ml)
  • Active sourdough starter (200 grams)
  • Salt (10 grams)


  • Mixing bowls
  • Kitchen scale
  • Dough scraper
  • Proofing basket
  • Dutch oven or baking stone

Recipe Overview

Embrace the art of sourdough with this vegan recipe. The starter provides depth of flavor while being entirely plant-based. Perfect for those seeking a healthy, homemade bread option without compromising on taste.

Recipe Detail

Prepare the Sourdough Starter:

  • Mix 100 grams of whole wheat flour with 100 ml of water in a jar.
  • Cover loosely and let it sit at room temperature.
  • Feed daily with equal parts flour and water until bubbly (about 5-7 days).

Mix the Dough:

  • In a large bowl, combine 200 grams of active sourdough starter with 350 ml of water.
  • Add 400 grams of bread flour, 100 grams of whole wheat flour, and 10 grams of salt.
  • Mix until incorporated into a shaggy dough.


  • Cover and let the dough rest at room temperature for 3-4 hours, folding every 30 minutes for the first 2 hours.

Shape the Dough:

  • Flour a work surface and gently shape the dough into a round.
  • Place into a floured proofing basket seam-side up.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight (8-12 hours).

Bake the Bread:

  • Preheat a Dutch oven or baking stone in the oven to 450°F (230°C) for 30 minutes.
  • Carefully invert the dough onto parchment paper, slash the top, and place it into the preheated Dutch oven or on the baking stone.
  • Bake covered for 20 minutes, then uncover and bake for an additional 25-30 minutes until golden brown.

Cool and Enjoy:

  • Cool on a wire rack for at least 1 hour before slicing.
  • Enjoy your homemade vegan sourdough bread!

This recipe offers a simple yet rewarding journey into baking vegan sourdough bread at home, providing a delicious and healthy option for all bread enthusiasts.