Summit Sourdough

Our 125 year old sourdough starter lets you bake like a pro at home.



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  • Soft Sourdough Oatmeal Cookies

    Soft Sourdough Oatmeal Cookies
    Looking to add a unique twist to your cookie repertoire? Sourdough oatmeal cookies are here to delight your taste buds and bring a lively, wholesome flavor to your favorite sweet treat. These delightful cookies combine the hearty goodness of oats with the distinct tanginess of sourdough, resulting in a cookie experience like no other. To achieve the perfect batch of sourdough oatmeal cookies, it's essential to strike the right balance between the ingredients. The oats provide a satisfying chewiness and a hearty texture, while the sourdough starter brings that unmistakable tang. The addition of spices like cinnamon and nutmeg adds warmth and depth to the cookies, making them even more irresistible.
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  • Sourdough Hamburger Buns - Small Batch

    Sourdough Hamburger Buns - Small Batch

    There's something irresistible about biting into a juicy burger nestled between two pillowy-soft buns. And when those buns are infused with the tangy, complex flavors of sourdough, it takes the burger experience to a whole new level. Sourdough hamburger buns, with their slightly tangy taste and airy texture, have become a staple for burger enthusiasts and home bakers alike.

    But achieving the perfect sourdough hamburger bun is an art form that requires patience and a touch of finesse. Fortunately, I'm here to guide you through the process, ensuring that your homemade buns turn out to be the star of your next backyard barbecue. So, grab your apron, dust off your sourdough starter, and let's dive into this delightful recipe.

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  • Sourdough English Muffins Overnight Recipe

    Sourdough English Muffins Overnight Recipe

    These delicious sourdough English muffins are a super simple to make! Just mix up the night before and cook in the morning for a yummy breakfast. With just 5 minutes of hands on time, this recipe is mostly hands off, until you come to cooking your delightful English Muffins in the pan.  Sourdough is an easy way to add a depth of flavor to baked goods that doesn't exist store-bought bread products.

    And not only that, you'll find the health benefits of slowly fermented sourdough breads beneficial to those with even the most sensitive stomachs.  From enhanced digestibility -  The long fermentation process breaks down complex carbohydrates and proteins in the grains, making them easier for our bodies to digest. This can be especially beneficial for individuals with gluten sensitivities.  To improved nutrient absorption - Sourdough fermentation increases the availability of essential nutrients, such as iron, zinc, magnesium, and B-vitamins, making them more accessible for absorption by our bodies.  To balanced gut health and lowering blood sugar levels.  So, not only does slow-fermented sourdough provide a delightful taste and texture experience, but it also offers several health benefits that make it an excellent choice for bread lovers.
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  • How to Fix a Sluggish Sourdough Starter

    How to Fix a Sluggish Sourdough Starter
    Overfeeding a sourdough starter can be beneficial because it provides an abundance of food for the culture, which can increase it's activity and fermentation.  Just like people, your sourdough starter can be extra hungry -- especially in times where there is higher fermentation rates. This is particularly helpful when you notice that your sourdough starter isn't as active as it once was.  When you overfeed a starter, the culture will multiply more quickly, leading to a stronger and more active starter.
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  • Health Benefits of Sourdough Bread

    Health Benefits of Sourdough Bread

    Sourdough bread has been enjoyed for centuries, and for good reason. Not only is it delicious, but it also offers a variety of health benefits. Here are just a few of the reasons why sourdough bread is good for you.   Not only does it have a unique, tangy flavor, but it's also better for your health than commercial bread.

    Plain and simple, sourdough bread is easier to digest. The fermentation process that occurs when making sourdough bread breaks down the gluten and phytic acid, making it easier for our bodies to digest. This is especially beneficial for those with gluten sensitivities.

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  • High Protein Flour vs. Low Protein Flour

    High Protein Flour vs. Low Protein Flour
    Sourdough starter is a fermented mixture of flour and water that is used as a natural leavening agent in bread baking. The type of flour used to maintain the starter can have a significant impact on the health and activity of the starter, as well as the final flavor and texture of the bread.
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