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Nov 29, 2012 07:18 PM

Making Sourdough Bread

Instead of using packaged yeast or starter cultures to leaven bread, has anyone tried just throwing in a capsule of probiotic supplements? They are after all, filled with healthy bacteria found in yogurt and soured bread, except with a more diverse number of strains. If anyone has tried this or has any theory on this, how did it turn out?

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  1. Wow, you think too much.....ha.

    Excellent I'm curious.


    1. Isn't the point of using yeast/starter to have only those bacteria which will leaven and flavour your bread?

      1. Are you familiar with this site?

        I searched for probiotic and came up with a few hits which you will find below.