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Amish Friendship Bread Sourdough Starter

Potato Flake Amish Friendship Bread Sourdough Starter uses instant potato flakes is easy to make, and makes a wonderfully soft and flavorful bread!
Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Author: Jennifer Locklin

Ingredients

Starter Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons instant potato flakes
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup warm water
  • teaspoons active dry yeast or one package

Feeding Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons instant potato flakes
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup warm water

Instructions

Starter Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons instant potato flakes, ½ 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, ½ 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.
  • Remove from refrigerator and stir well and remove 1 cup of the starter to bake with. Give away or discard all but 1 cup of the remaining starter.

Feeding Instructions

  • Feed the starter by adding all of the feeding ingredients and stirring well. Cover loosely and leave on counter for 8 hours. Refrigerate for 5 days then repeat the above step.
  • Repeat every five days.