Biga dough Recipe

Biga dough Recipe

Biga Recipe. Here is a Biga pre ferment recipe that can be used as a starter in all your bread recipes. Most of our breads will contain a pre ferment or also refereed to a natural starter or sourdough. These pre ferments or sourdough helps with your doughs tolerance and stability while giving the breads unique flavor and textures.

biga dough

Biga Recipe

This biga recipe is a preferment (dough starter) that can be used to make all your bread recipes. Adding biga to your recipes will give your breads a yeasty alcohol note that is desired when preparing Artisan style breads. It also has an influence on your dough strength improving the tolerance and stability of the dough during make up, proofing and baking. Final result is a fanastic great tasting bread.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins
Servings 1650 grams


  • 1000 grams untreated flour
  • 600 grams Water
  • 5 grams Fresh Yeast


  • Add your flour, water and salt to mixing machine
  • Mix on slow speed for 5 minutes followed by 3 minutes on high speed
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  • Retard or refrigerate dough for at least 8 hours before adding it to dough's
Keyword preferment dough recipes, starter dough recipes

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