Recipe by Dib's
This was posted on another site by "Vicki" .If you let it go it will be sour!
Top Review by Sudie
This was my maiden voyage with sourdough bread and it came out even better than I hoped. I began the starter on Saturday morning, baked the bread Tuesday night. The flavor was great! I fed the starter again, and am looking forward to making it again soon!
- 1 (1/4 ounce) package yeast
- 1 teaspoon vinegar
- 2 1⁄4 cups water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 2 cups bread flour
Directions See How It's Made
- Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water.
- Add sugar, vinegar, salt, flour.
- Add remaining water until a creamy batter is formed.
- Place in a glass bowl, cover and let sit until it starts to ferment.
- About 3 days.
- It will take on a powerful boozy smell.
- Stir again until creamy and measure out what is called for in the recipe.
- Replenish starter with equal amounts of flour and water.
- Store in the fridge and bring to room temp before using.
- It says to allow to ferment for one week between uses but I don't.
- I do let it sit out overnight after I feed it.
- This starter took about 1 1/2 months to become really sour.