31 Easy Sourdough Discard Recipes

With all the sourdough recipes I have been creating, I wanted there to be a place where you could stop to see them all. Today I am sharing all my sourdough discard recipes, which I will always be adding to, so the list will continue to grow:)

31 sourdough discard recipes all available for you to use and enjoy!

31 Sourdough Discard


This list of sourdough discard recipes has grown over the past couple of years and with each new recipe I create, I fall in love just a little bit more.

I love sourdough, but that wasn’t always the case. I was never really a fan of sourdough I had at restaurants or grocery stores. But, I realized that when I started making my own, that homemade sourdough is infinitely better than any of that.

Its amazing that you can create the “sour” that you want in your bread. The longer the fermentation, the more flavor you will have.

But this post is about all the amazing bakes I make using my sourdough discard, which is the unfed starter you “discard’ before feeding the main starter. If you are a beginner, make sure to check out this post below!

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About Sourdough & Sourdough Starter

Check this post out if you want to start your own sourdough start or if you have troubleshooting questions!

Today’s post is focusing on all those sourdough discard recipes that I have become so fond of. I wanted a place where they can all be together, and as I make more, I will continue to add them to this post!

FAQs about Sourdough Discard

Sourdough starter discard is the part of your sourdough starter that you will “discard” from your starter before you feed the main starter. The discard is not “active” like the starter is.

You can make muffins, biscuits, pancakes, brownies, cookies, sandwich bread, english muffins, bagels, flatbreads and more.

If you are making sourdough discard breads, then yes there will be a small amount of yeast, but generally not as much as regular bread recipes will have.

It is recommended you can keep it in the fridge for up to one week and then you should use it.

While sourdough discard is nutritious, it is generally not as nutritious as making a true sourdough bread, which has many health benefits including: Lower glycemic index. Keeps you fuller for longer. Less likely to spike blood sugar

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31 Sourdough Discard Recipes

In addition to all these sourdough discard recipes, I plan to share recipes for sourdough scones, sourdough discard crackers, sourdough banana bread, quick breads, sourdough pizza crust, sourdough chocolate cake, sourdough naan, and so much more!

There are a few things that I notice adding sourdough discard to your breads and other sweet treats. It changes the texture and taste. My sourdough cinnamon rolls are so very soft and it is different from my original cinnamon rolls. The dough is also a softer dough.

It adds a slight tang to other recipes which I love. My sourdough brownies have a wonderful flavor and layers to them.

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31 amazingly easy sourdough discard recipes to use when you need to use up your sourdough discard. There are so many great options from sourdough brownies, sourdough biscuits, sourdough crackers, sourdough discard scones, bagels and more!

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