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How to make a Wheat Sourdough Starter

HOW TO MAKE A WHEAT SOURDOUGH STARTER: This incredibly easy to follow video series is a daily follow along that will show you how to make a gluten free sourdough starter from scratch! I'll also show you how to make a wheat sourdough starter from scratch! With this starter, you can create all sorts of incredible bakes that are vegan (no eggs, no dairy), allergen-friendly, refined sugar-free, oat-free, gum-free, soy-free, and nut-free! Please follow along with me as I share with you my intuitive approach to building & maintaining a sourdough starter, whether it's gluten free or not! sourdough baking, sourdough starter, gluten free sourdough starter, glutenfreesourdough, gfvegan, gfvbaking

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How to make a Wheat Sourdough Starter

Start making a sourdough starter with me easily with my video sourdough starter recipe series!

Does the idea of making your own Sourdough Starter overwhelm you? Did you know you can make a sourdough starter in just 10 minutes, twice a day that will be ready to bake incredible artisan bread within 2 weeks? Knowledge is POWER! Let’s take the mystery out of baking sourdough whether is gluten free or not!

This incredibly easy to follow video series is a daily follow along that will show you how to make a gluten free sourdough starter from scratch! I'll also show you how to make a wheat sourdough starter from scratch! With this starter, you can create all sorts of incredible bakes that are vegan (no eggs, no dairy), allergen-friendly, refined sugar-free, oat-free, gum-free, soy-free, and nut-free! Please follow along with me as I share with you my intuitive approach to building & maintaining a sourdough starter, whether it's gluten free or not! sourdough baking, sourdough starter, sourdough, vegan, sourdough baking
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This daily video series will take you through all you need to know to make a sourdough starter from scratch!

CONTENTS – SOURDOUGH STARTER RECIPE

Click on the below buttons to jump to the day of your sourdough journey!

I’m SO excited to share with the newest addition to my How to Gluten-Free Series: How to make a Sourdough Starter it is so awesome!

In this series I hope to impart the knowledge necessary to give you all the tools you’ll ever need to make incredible sourdough intuitively! Whether your gluten-free or not!

No time to start with us right now? Don’t worry, I’ll keep these daily videos posted here for you to join me later! Happy creating!

MATERIALS – SOURDOUGH STARTER RECIPE

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I’ve prepared a materials list with everything you will need to start making your sourdough starter with me. The video below explains all of the details for the materials you’ll need in order to join me! I have also included the above printable copy of the materials list just in case you’d like to print it off.

The above video explains in detail absolutely everything you’ll need to start your sourdough journey!

SUPPLIES – SOURDOUGH STARTER RECIPE

GLASS JARS – I recommend Bernardin Glass Mason Jars that I buy at Canadian Tire. They have thick glass, straight sides (easy to scrape down) and are a nice tall shape so you can easily see the height your starter has risen! You can also find them on Amazon here.

GLASS JAR LIDSI love the mason jar lids that Ball makes! You can find the at Canadian Tire or on Amazon here.

KITCHEN SCALE – A kitchen scale is SO very helpful and for me it’s a must! You can find the great, inexpensive one that I use at Lee Valley Tools.

FLOURWheat Containing Starter: I’m making my starter with Organic All-Purpose (AP) Unbleached Flour but you can use 50% AP and 50% Rye or Whole Wheat as well. In my video I explain how to choose!

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This incredibly easy to follow video series is a daily follow along that will show you how to make a gluten free sourdough starter from scratch! I'll also show you how to make a wheat sourdough starter from scratch! With this starter, you can create all sorts of incredible bakes that are vegan (no eggs, no dairy), allergen-friendly, refined sugar-free, oat-free, gum-free, soy-free, and nut-free! Please follow along with me as I share with you my intuitive approach to building & maintaining a sourdough starter, whether it's gluten free or not! sourdough baking, sourdough starter, sourdough, vegan, sourdough baking
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INSTRUCTIONS – SOURDOUGH STARTER RECIPE

Below are the full daily instructional video guides (morning & evening). Running short on time, no worries, I’ve got your back! I’ve created a “Quickie Version” (60-90 seconds) of each of the daily videos which you’ll find below, but please ensure you watch the full video later to make sure we’re on the same page!

DAY 1

WHEAT SOURDOUGH STARTER RECIPE

FULL INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO – DAY 1 MORNING

SUMMARY

FULL INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO – DAY 1 EVENING

SUMMARY

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This incredibly easy to follow video series is a daily follow along that will show you how to make a gluten free sourdough starter from scratch! I'll also show you how to make a wheat sourdough starter from scratch! With this starter, you can create all sorts of incredible bakes that are vegan (no eggs, no dairy), allergen-friendly, refined sugar-free, oat-free, gum-free, soy-free, and nut-free! Please follow along with me as I share with you my intuitive approach to building & maintaining a sourdough starter, whether it's gluten free or not! sourdough baking, sourdough starter, sourdough, vegan, sourdough baking
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How to make a Sourdough Starter (All-Purpose Flour)

In this series I hope to impart the knowledge necessary to give you all the tools you’ll ever need to make incredible sourdough intuitively! Whether your gluten-free or not! This incredibly easy to follow video series is a daily follow along that will show you how to make a gluten free sourdough starter from scratch! I'll also show you how to make a wheat sourdough starter from scratch! With this starter, you can create all sorts of incredible sourdough bakes that are vegan (no eggs, no dairy), allergen-friendly, refined sugar-free, oat-free, gum-free, soy-free, and nut-free! Please follow along with me as I share with you my intuitive approach to building & maintaining a sourdough starter, whether it's gluten free or not!
Total Time14 d
Cuisine: ANY, Canadian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Fermented Foods, How To Gluten-Free Series, how to make a sourdough starter, How to make a sourdough starter gluten free, sourdough cultures, Sourdough Recipe, Sourdough Starter Recipe
Seasonal: All Seasons
Author: Trish
Cost: $5-20

Equipment

  • 2 Glass Jars (I use Bernardin 750mL Mason Jars)
  • 2 Lids for Glass Jars (I use Ball spill proof lids)
  • 1 Piece of cloth
  • 2 Elastic bands (or can use tape)
  • 1 Kitchen Scale (I love my mini digital scale from Lee Valley)
  • 1 Wooden spoon or Chopstick (or non-reactive metal spoon)

Materials

  • 600-1000 9 All-Purpose Flour (optional to use 1/2 rye or whole wheat flour)
  • Water (either filtered or rested on countertop)
  • 120 mL Pineapple Juice (make sure it's pure with no additives)
  • 1 Glass writing pen (optional – can use tape with regular pen)
  • 1 Notebook

Instructions

DAY 1 – AM

  • Mix 30g all-purpose flour + 15g pineapple juice + 15g water

DAY 1 – PM

  • Add 30g all-purpose flour + 15g pineapple juice + 15g water

DAY 2 – AM

  • Simply mix your starter

DAY 2 – PM

  • Simply mix your starter

DAY 3 – AM

  • Simply mix your starter

DAY 3 – PM

  • Mix. Discard 1/2 & keep 60g. Feed 40g flour, 20g pineapple juice, 20g water. Mix.

DAY 4 – AM

  • Simply mix your starter

DAY 4 – PM

  • Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50g flour, 25g pineapple juice, 25g water. Mix.

DAY 5 – AM

  • Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50g flour, 50g water. Mix. Can now use the discard to bake!

DAY 5 – PM

  • Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50g flour, 50g water. Mix. Make some pancakes tomorrow with your discard!

DAY 6 – AM

  • Mix. Discard all but 35g (keep 35g). Feed 50g flour, 50g water. Mix. If it's not cold where you live, discard all but 30g.

DAY 6 – PM

  • Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50g flour, 50g water. Mix.

DAY 7 – AM

  • If your starter is very active (as per video) – Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50-60g flour, 50-60g water. Mix.
    If your starter is lagging (as per video) – Mix. Discard all but 60g (keep 60g). Feed 60g flour, 56g water. Mix.

DAY 7 – PM

  • ACTIVE STARTER?
    If your starter is very active (as per video) – increase Feed : Starter ratio.
    Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50g flour, 50g water. Mix.
    SLOW STARTER?
    If your starter is lagging (as per video) – Try bumping the ratio back again to 1 : 1 (Feed : Starter)
    Mix. Discard all but 60g (keep 60g). Feed 60g flour, 60g water. Mix.

DAY 8 – AM

  • ACTIVE STARTER?
    If your starter is very active (as per video) – increase Feed : Starter ratio.
    Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50g flour, 50g water. Mix.
    SLOW STARTER?
    If your starter is lagging (as per video) – could be hungry! Slightly increase ratio Feed : Starter (4 : 3)
    Mix. Discard all but 60g (keep 60g). Feed 80g flour, 80g water. Mix.

DAY 8 – PM

  • same as Day 8 – AM

DAY 9 – 14

  • Mix. Discard all but 30g (keep 30g). Feed 50g flour, 50g water. Mix.

IN A HURRY DAY (see Day 10 evening video)

  • If you are having a crazy day & can't find the time to feed your starter, follow these instructions.
    Discard all but 30g. Feed 100g flour, 100g water. Mix. No need to feed for 24 hours or until reaches peak rise again.

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Notes

  • This is a video series. These written instructions are meant only to be an adjunct to the daily videos.

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  1. 5 stars
    This is awesome! Thank you for breaking it down day by day! This is the best sourdough resource I’ve seen so far online. Especially for gluten free!

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