You may be asking yourself, “Can I use bleached flour for sourdough starter?” Bleaching is a process that removes the natural yellowish tinge of white flour. The end result is a pure white product. In this blog post, we will discuss if you can use bleached flour for your sourdough starter and what are some alternatives to bleached flour? Alternative Flour: All-Purpose Unbleached White Flour.

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You might wonder if all-purpose unbleached white should work as an alternative to bleached flour with your sourdough starter. While many bakers prefer not to mix bleach into their dough or batter at home, it’s possible in commercial bakeries because they have special equipment to handle the dough. Alternative Flour: Whole Wheat – If you need a gluten-free alternative, use whole wheat flour instead of bleached white flour for your sourdough starter. This will produce bread that has an earthier flavor and adds some protein and fiber from the wheat bran as well.

Plus it’s lower in carbohydrates than all-purpose unbleached white or all purpose bleached white flours! Bleaching is a process that removes the natural yellowish tinge of white flour. “The end result is a pure white product” Bleaching is a process that removes the natural yellowish tinge of white the end result is a pure white product.

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