Sour Dough Starter

Sour Dough Starter

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Edited on Aug 09, 2007

A great recipe for starter for sourdough bread. I had been wondering how this particular bread was made, now I know. It is delicious. Very easy to make.


2 cups enriched flour
1 package dry yeast
2 cups warm water


Combine ingredients in large mixing bowl (not metal). Mix together until well blended. Let stand uncovered in a warm place (80-85 degrees) for 48 hours; stir occasionally. Stir well before use. Pour out required amount and replenish remaining starter by mixing in 1 cup each of flour and warm water. Let stand uncovered in a warm place for a few hours, until it bubbles again before covering loosely and refrigerating. Use and replenish every two weeks.
Spoon flour into dry measuring cup, level it, do not scoop it.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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