Alaska Sourest Dough (Starter)

Total Time
72hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 72 hrs

This was posted on another site by "Vicki" .If you let it go it will be sour!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water.
  2. Add sugar, vinegar, salt, flour.
  3. Add remaining water until a creamy batter is formed.
  4. Place in a glass bowl, cover and let sit until it starts to ferment.
  5. About 3 days.
  6. It will take on a powerful boozy smell.
  7. Stir again until creamy and measure out what is called for in the recipe.
  8. Replenish starter with equal amounts of flour and water.
  9. Store in the fridge and bring to room temp before using.
  10. It says to allow to ferment for one week between uses but I don't.
  11. I do let it sit out overnight after I feed it.
  12. This starter took about 1 1/2 months to become really sour.


Most Helpful

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!

Sudie January 08, 2003

After successfully using this for a couple of weeks, suddenly my last two doughs are not rising. Can anyone help?

nxander October 01, 2016

My hubby is making is a marvelous recipe! Thanks for posting it!

lotusland December 17, 2010

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