Tenina.com's 'Cheats' Sourdough

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  1. Place yeast, sugar, water and salt into the Thermomix bowl and warm 2 min/37°C/speed 2.

  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix 10 sec/speed 6.

  3. Knead 2 min/Interval.

  4. Turn out onto Silpat mat and punch into tight ball. Wrap tightly and allow to double. Reserve 200g dough in plastic bag and set aside. (This is your new starter.)

  5. Punch down dough and shape into 2 loaves. Place each loaf onto a separate sheet of baking paper.

  6. Preheat oven to 220°C and heat pizza stone if possible.

  7. Place water into the Thermomix bowl and bring to the boil 8 min/Varoma/speed 2.

  8. Place one loaf into steamer dish and cook 10 min/Varoma/speed 3.

  9. Remove bread and slide onto pizza stone immediately. Bake for 8 minutes. Repeat with remaining loaf.

  10. Over time, you will not need to add dried or fresh yeast to this recipe. Adding the reserved 'starter' each time will be enough yeast for the bread to rise to the occasion!

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