Henry's Sourdough

Henry's Sourdough


  • 300g Sourdough starter
  • 400g Strong Organic White Flour
  • 100g Organic Spelt or Wholemeal Flour
  • 12g Sea Salt
  • 340g Warm Water
  • 50g Toasted sesame seeds (40g in dough, 10g for topping)


  1. Feed your sourdough starter 12 hours before baking with 75g flour & 75g water. Leave out of the fridge
  2. Weigh the water and flour into a bowl and mix install all ingredients are incorporated
  3. Feed your starter for next time with 75g flour & 75g water
  4. Leave the dough for 1hr somewhere warm (this is the autolyse stage)
  5. Using a wet hand fold in the salt and sesame seeds
  6. Fold the dough every 30 mins for 3 - 4 hours
  7. Turn out into a floured surface and mould the dough. Put into a well floured and extra sesame coated basket
  8. Put in the fridge over night to rest
  9. Remove from the fridge and allow to come to room temperature and start to prove - around 2 hours
  10. Pre heat oven and cast iron pot to 250°c
  11. Carefully tip the dough into the pot and slash. Put the lid on and bake for 30 minutes
  12. Remove the lid and bake for a further 15 minutes until well browned
  13. Remove and cool for 20 minutes before slicing

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The couriers deliver anytime between 8.00am and 6.00pm on your chosen delivery date although are generally delivered before 4.00pm. If you supply an email address, you will be able to live track your package via Priority Express' updates. Wednesdays and Fridays as our designated delivery days.

Orders can only be taken up to noon on Monday for Wednesday delivery and noon on Wednesday for Friday delivery, just in time for the weekend.

Delivery is an overnight service, however anything outside of Mainland Scotland will take an additional 1-2 days and may incur an additional charge - for more details please contact us before placing your order. We class Monday - Friday as working days. Saturdays and Sundays are not included in this calculation. 

Please note that we do not supply outside of Mainland UK. 


We will accept any cancelled orders (excluding courses/vouchers) or changes to delivery date if notified by 10.00am the day before delivery is due. Please contact our Sales Team on 01454 321629 or by email sales@hobbshousebakery.co.uk to discuss anything with your order.


We want you to feel totally happy with your goods, so if you have any concerns or queries please get in touch with us. We are happy to replace items broken during transit or if the item does not meet your expectation. We must be notified within 14 days of arrival.