Easy Cheddar Sourdough Bread


This is an Easy Cheddar Sourdough Bread, not the kind that takes days to complete.  The Greek yogurt and sour cream is what gives this bread  the sourdough flavor, and the longer it ferments (rise) the more pronounced the sourdough flavor.  So relax and enjoy, some delicious homemade  cheddar sourdough bread.


Prep Time: 10 min.     Cook Time:  35 to 40 min.

Total Time: about 9 hours, for rising

Yield: one med 8-inch oval loaf


Easy Cheddar Sourdough Bread Averie Cooks



  • 3 cups bread flour
  • one-17.6 ounce tub plain unsweetened Greek yogurt with active cultures (must say ‘active cultures’, ex: 0% Non-Fat Fage)
  • about 1/2 to 1 cup sour cream (or Greek yogurt, lite versions are okay), or as needed
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • scant 1 teaspoon (just slightly less than 1 teaspoon) instant dry yeast,  for 6 to 12 hours rising (use closer to 1/2 teaspoon yeast if you plan to allow dough to rise for 12-18 hours )
  • about 4 ounces cheddar cheese, diced in 1/2-inch cubes


Full Directions here.




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