Liquid hop yeast

Yield: 1 Qt

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Yeast Cake
¼ cup Lukewarm Water
¼ teaspoon Sugar
1 tablespoon Hop-Flavored Malt Extract
1 quart Boiling Water
3 mediums Potatoes
¼ cup Sugar


Dissolve yeast cake in lukewarm water, in which ¼ ts. sugar has been dissolved. Set aside.

Add malt extract to boiling water.

Scrub potatoes (do not peel). Cut into sm. pieces and add to boiling water. Boil 10 min. Add ¼ c sugar, mash, and strain.

When mixture is lukewarm, add the dissolved yeast cake. Let rise, or "work," in a warm place for 6 hrs. Pour into Mason jar and store in refrigerator. Makes 1 qt, approx. Keeps for months. Sufficient for 32 loaves. Colonial Cookbook, 1765.

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