Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter


Sourdough Starter

Sourdough starter is a mixture of ingredients that make up the base for several recipes that are sourdough.  When a recipe starts with “Take your sourdough starter” it is referring to this base recipe.

Preparation time:  3 days!

Bake time:  0



2 cups flour                                               1 tsp salt

3 Tbls sugar                                              1/2 tsp. dry yeast

2 cups lukewarm water



Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.  Mix together until it becomes a smooth paste.

Place in large jar, or crock, with holes in the lid and leave it in a warm place to allow it to ferment for 3 days. Stir occasionally.

After 3 days your sourdough starter is ready to be used in a recipe!


Below is a video on making homemade starter dough!

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