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    Unknownchef86's Bread Starter

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    UnknownChef86's Note:

    This was a serendipitous find when my daughter accidentally added too much water to a french dough recipe. Rather than just toss out the dough, I tossed it into a glass gallon jar and let it percolate for a few days. It made a great sourdough batter! Refresh once a week by adding 1/2 cup water and 3/4 cup flour. It can be refrigerated.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Stir the yeast into the flour til well-mixed.
    2. 2
      In a medium bowl, whisk the flour-yeast mixture and sugar into the water til thoroughly incorporated.
    3. 3
      Store in a glass gallon jar to allow room for fermentation (it will bubble up). Cover top with cheesecloth to allow for ventilation.
    4. 4
      Stir down occasionally with a wooden or plastic spoon -- don't ever use metal utensils or containers.
    5. 5
      Refresh the batter at least once a week with 1/2 cup water and 3/4 cup flour. If necessary, you can refresh it every three days.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 06, 2010

      55

      Love my distorted picture! lol Thanks so much for sharing! I've been wanting to do sourdough starter for years - literally! Since I started this batch - we've had pancakes lots of times and I also made sourdough bread. Thanks again!

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    • on April 17, 2009

      55

      When I saw this posted as an unreviewed recipe....I just about choked on my coffee...... DH uses your recipe for starter all the time!! It works fabulously for us!! We use it not only for sour dough bread...but it makes fabulous sour dough waffles!! Thank you for posting UC!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Unknownchef86's Bread Starter

    Serving Size: 1 (1230 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1888.2
     
    Calories from Fat 48
    55%
    Total Fat 5.3 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 34.5 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 396.6 g
    132%
    Dietary Fiber 15.1 g
    60%
    Sugars 13.9 g
    55%
    Protein 54.0 g
    108%

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