Amish Friendship Bread Starter (Potato Flake)

This Potato Flake Amish Friendship Bread sourdough starter uses mashed potato flakes and is dairy free.

3 tablespoons instant potato flakes
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup warm water
2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast — (or one package)
3 tablespoons instant potato flakes
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup warm water

To Make the Starter

Cover loosely and leave on counter for 8 hours. Refrigerate for 5 days.In a small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons instant potato flakes, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup warm water and yeast. Cover loosely and let sit on the counter for 2 days, stirring daily.

After two days, add 3 tablespoons instant potato flakes, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 cup warm water to the starter. Mix well. Cover loosely and leave on counter for 8 hours. Refrigerate for 5 days.

Subsequent Feedings

Stir well and remove 1 cup of the starter to bake with. Give away or discard all but 1 cup of the remaining starter.

Feed the starter. Cover loosely and leave on counter for 8 hours. Refrigerate for 5 days then repeat the above step.

Repeat every five days.

Description:

Cuisine:
“American”
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 864 Calories; trace Fat (0.5% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 218g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 40mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 13 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

Nutr. Assoc. : 4603 1440 5472 5626 4603 1440 5472