Sourdough Starter I

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A starter good for any sourdough recipe.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
3 days 11 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
3 days 11 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
1 to 3 cup starter every days

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons instant mashed potato flakes

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 cup warm water

  • 2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast

Directions

  1. Combine instant potatoes, sugar, water, and yeast in a covered container. Let the starter sit on a counter for 5 days, stirring daily with a wooden spoon.

  2. On the morning of the fifth day, feed the starter with 3 tablespoons instant potatoes, 3 tablespoons sugar, and 1 cup warm water. In the evening, take out 1 cup of the starter to use in a sourdough recipe. Refrigerate the remaining starter.

  3. Every five days, feed the starter 3 tablespoons instant potatoes, 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 cup water. If starter is to be used in a recipe, let the fed starter rest at room temperature 6 hours before use. If starter is not being used in a recipe, keep refrigerated and discard 1 cup of starter after each feeding.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

51 Calories
0g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 74mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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