Calculating Baker’s Percentage from Scratch

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

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Before calculating your formula, determine the following:
  1. Total Amount of Flour (weight), including the flour in the starter:___________(TAF)
  2. Percentage (%) of Water in Starter:___________ (%WS)
  3. Percentage (%) of Fermented Flour:___________ (%FF)
  4. Percentage (%) of Salt:___________ (%S)