Spent Grain + Whole Wheat Standard Loaf

My sourdough culture has been acting up lately (really low gluten development), so I wanted to go back to basics with a standard bakers yeast recipe. If you’ve read my previous posts, you’ve probably seen how I really like using spent grain flour in my loaves to help give it an extra boost of whole…

Bread Flour + Spent Grain Sourdough

I wanted to have some more bread on hand and hadn’t made a loaf with spent grain in a while. I threw this one together on a whim and it turned out tasting really nice. Schedule Using the lazy sourdough method is actually quite simple. The real key to this method is that you can…

Whole Wheat + Spent Grain Sourdough

My sourdough culture had been sitting, mostly neglected, at the back of my fridge for the last two months. I finally decided it had been long enough and pulled it out and fed it a few times earlier in the week and then baked this delicious double batch today. Whole wheat flour mixed with some…

6 Grain Sourdough

I really enjoy using several different flours and grains in a bread to really give it some depth and complexity. With this bread I used six different grains and flours I had in my pantry to come up with a really tasty sourdough. Schedule: I based this loaf off of my sourdough schedule. Since this…

Overnight Loaves w/ Whole Wheat

Some friends are doing a big pre-holiday dark beer sharing party and I wanted to bring some bread to help keep everyone sitting upright throughout the night. There wasn’t much notice about the party so I used the overnight baking schedule to whip up these flavorful loaves. Schedule: I based this loaf off of my…

Spent Grain Sourdough

It’s been a while since I made a sourdough loaf using my spent grain flour. I remembered how well the flavors played together and wanted to give it a shot with my new sourdough culture instead of the old whole wheat starter I had used with the last loaf. Schedule: I based this loaf off…

Overnight 20% Spent Grain Loaf

I wanted to push the limits of what’s an acceptable amount of spent grain flour to use in a loaf of bread. I usually add about 10% but in this loaf I decided to up it to 20%. While the dough, and resulting bread, was definitely extremely dense, the taste and flavor is excellent. Schedule:…

How to Make Spent Grain Flour

Spent grain is the term given to grain that is left over after the beer making process. When brewing beer, you add grain to hot water to extract all of the sugars in a process called mashing. The resulting sugar water is called wort and is then boiled with hops. After mashing, the grain can…