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Sourdough Starter

Liz Quick
Easy Steps to making your own sourdough starter from scratch.
Prep Time 7 d

Ingredients
  

  • flour
  • water

Instructions
 

  • Day 1: Mix 1 cup flour + 1 cup water in a glass bowl. Cover with a tea towel for 24 hours.
    Day 2- Day 5: Discard 1/2 of the mixture. Add 1 cup flour + 1 cup water. Mix and cover for 24 hours.
    Day 6- Day 7: On days 6 & 7, you will feed the starter 2 times/day (morning and night). This is the process for both the morning and evening feedings: Discard 1/2 of the mixture. Add 1 cup flour + 1 cup water. Mix and cover.
    Day 8: Your starter should be producing bubbles and should be ready to use! Enjoy!

Notes

Discard: There are a ton of recipes on Pinterest you can use the starter discard for.  
Note: Sometimes, due to individual circumstances, the starter may require an extra day, or so, of feeding before it is good and mature.  Whatever you do, don't throw it out if the first loaf doesn't work.  Keep feeding it and it will mature!