Category Archives for "sourdough discard"

Apple butter Cake (Sourdough) with Ermine Frosting

This post will be available to the public for two weeks and thereafter only available to members of The Baking Network. Simply put, this is an incredibly delicious cake. It’s spicy and moist with a wonderfully rich apple flavor. The ermine frosting is very fluffy and lightly sweet. It perfectly offsets the flavorful and substantial […]

Sourdough Breakfast Galettes (with black pepper sour cream pastry crust)

When I first made these delicious hand held breakfast tarts I had the neighbors across the road asking what the amazingly smell was! Don’t skip the cheese underneath all the goodies but you can use whatever combination of vegetables you like. The onion ring obviously helps keep the egg reigned in a little bit! This […]

Sourdough Fluffy Waffles

These waffles are so good, light fluffy on the inside and crisp on the outside. A piece of heaven that will get gobbled up quickly! See formula below: I used 400F/204C and baked/griddled each waffle for 2.5 minutes This formula made five 7.25″ diameter waffles and they disappeared fast!

Tiger Bread Rolls/Dutch Crunch

Dutch Crunch, also known as Tiger Bread or Giraffe Bread originated in the Netherlands and was called Tiger Bread or Tijgerbrood. I guess not many people knew what a Tiger looked like firsthand in those days because it definitely looks more like leopard bread! The bread has a delicious crunchy topping which gets it’s flavor […]

Sourdough Butter Crumb Banana Bread

Banana bread is just not quite as good, in this baker’s opinion, without the crumbs on top. I find that to be the case for most tea breads and muffins. There is just something about the crumbs that makes people say, “Wow!” In the past, my boys wanted me to make a loaf of  “just […]

Brown Sugar Sourdough Waffles with Spicy Brown Sugar Maple Syrup

Time to use up some more of that sourdough discard! These waffles are easy and always come out great! I have made them with fresh sourdough starter and leftover starter that has sat for over a week! If I’m using fresh starter I use a scant 1/4 tsp of baking soda and if I’m using […]

Pumpkin Spice Sourdough Cupcakes with White Chocolate Ghosts

Here is a sweet treat for the month of October! This easy, one bowl, recipe is a great way to use up leftover sourdough discard. I don’t know about you but this is the time of year baking really ramps up and I end up with lots of discard. These cupcakes are sturdy, lightly sweet […]

Easy Buckwheat Sourdough Pancakes

I love buckwheat! I used to make a really great buttermilk buckwheat pancake but I have so much sourdough discard to use up that I’ve adapted my recipe to help me use it up. These pancakes are one of my very favorite breakfast items. They are nutty and filling with a touch of spice from […]

Homemade Sourdough Strawberry Ice Cream

Summer is in full swing and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate that than homemade strawberry ice cream! This ice cream utilizes a surprising ingredient, sourdough starter discard. You want discard that is no more than 12-24 hours after a feed so that it is not too sour. It gives the ice […]

Sourdough Brownies

This formula for sourdough brownies is now world famous. It’s a favorite in my groups on Facebook (Perfect Sourdough and Bread Bakers and Artisan Baked Goods). I gave a corporate live workshop on making these brownies with 90 students! We had so much fun! You can check HERE for how to make the brownies into […]

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