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Sourdough Barm Day 1

Day 1 of your sourdough starter
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Rest time 1 day


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup raisins organic if you can find them
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon honey


  • Heat water in microwave for about a minute or until warm to the touch but not boiling.
  • Add in raisins.  Soak for 15 minutes. Drain and keep the raisin water.
  • Add 1 cup of the raisin water to a large glass or stainless steel bowl (not aluminum or plastic).  Add in whole wheat flour and honey.
  • Stir to combine.  Mixture should have the consistency of pancake batter.
  • Cover loosely with plastic wrap and leave out on your counter overnight.


adapted from Crust and Crumb