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Sour Dough Starter Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susie Cummins

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 tbsp. instant potato flakes
3 tbsp. sugar
1 cup warm water
1 package active dry yeast

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a glass container-no metal or plastic. Let sit covered 5 days, stir daily with a wooden spoon. On the morning of the 5th day, feed the starter with 3 tbsp potato flakes, 1 cup warm water, and 3 tbsp sugar. Stir and cover and let stand until evening or 6 hours. Remove 1 cup of starter (you can now make bread or discard it). Put the remaining starter in a glass jar with holes poked in the lid and put in the refrigerator. Every five days feed the starter and remove and discard 1 cup or make bread.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
five days
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Again, not sure where I got this but it makes wonderful bread, pancakes and biscuits.

 

 

 

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