Video: Sourdough Starter -

Video: Sourdough Starter

See how to make sourdough starter for your homemade baked goods.

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In this video, you’ll see how easy it is to make your own sourdough starter. Bake sourdough breads, cakes, pancakes, and other baked goods. This is crazy simple! Just mix a few ingredients in a glass container, let it ferment, and then store it in the refrigerator. You can use your sourdough starter to make Sourdough Chocolate Cake and the Sourdough Buckwheat Pancakes. In the video, you’ll also see how to replenish the starter you use; you can keep your starter indefinitely! Watch the video, then get the 5-star recipe for Sourdough Starter. Like fine wine, your sourdough starter will improve with age! See bread videos >>

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Jan. 27, 2015 11:30 pm
i started my sour dough starter sat. today is tues.its bubbeling real i feed in the a.m.and leave it out one more day?or can i keep feeding daily and keep it out of frig.indefinately?what is best to keep it alive without spoilage?
Jan. 3, 2015 1:28 pm
what size jar is a flour storage jar?
Dec. 2, 2014 6:20 pm
Best bread.
Jan. 16, 2014 12:29 pm
Do I need to purchase a special type of flour, or can I use the regular bread flour that I have?
Jan. 1, 2014 9:48 am
I have my original starter II received from my sister approx. 35 years ago. When I use some of the starter, and feed it, I use a plastic zip lock bag. Leave it on the counter, squish it daily, and use as needed. I have saved 1 cup several times (35 years), and freeze it in either a plastic bag or regular freezer container. When you take it out of the freezer, that's Day 1 to start feeding. DON'T EVER, EVER ,EVER USE METAL!!!! Glass bowl, jar or plastic. I used mine for making Friendship Bread, cakes, muffins.
Dec. 17, 2013 11:39 pm
Never use active dry yeast or fresh yeast or brewers yeast. Don't put anything in your starter except water and freshly ground organic flour. The yeast and bacteria that you are cultivating are already present in organic whole grain flours you just need to give them 5 to 12 days to become active and populate well enough to raise a loaf. I use wooden spoons and chopsticks all of the time and my starter was started from scratch 14 months ago. Required ingredients: Organic rye flour Organic whole wheat flour Water Time Care
Jan. 3, 2013 6:57 pm
NEVER NEVER NEVER stir the starter with a wooden spoon!!!! A professional baker friend warned me about this. Wood, no matter how well you wash, hold bacteria and will spoil the starter. I lost my gradmother's starter this way. Use a clean metal utensil to stir.
Miss Annie 
Dec. 3, 2012 9:32 am
What size jar should I use?
Nov. 27, 2012 6:06 pm
This recipe works great! I used a coffee filter for the cover while it fermented.
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