SOURDOUGH STARTER MIX
Sourdough starter mix provides the base and leavening agent for a variety of breads, biscuits and other baked goods. Consisting of yeast, water, flour and sugar it forms a living culture which is the added to flour and water for baking. Typically speaking a starter mix uses just water and flour to create the culture. The addition of a bread friendly yeast to the starter can help discourage the growth of unfriendly yeast in the mix.
Sourdough starter mix
A sourdough starter for a variety of sourdough recipes.
Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup lukewarm water and let stand several minutes.
Add remaining water, sugar, and flour. Cover with cloth and let stand overnight.
Depending on the container size you may have to stir down if it gets too close to the top. To keep a stock on hand, add equal amounts of flour and water to replenish it. Cover and store in the refrigerator.