Ready in under 1 hour, these 6 sourdough discard quick bread recipes that are simple to make. There is no reason to get rid of your sourdough discard with so many delicious quick breads to try.
Sourdough discard quick bread recipes can be hit or miss but there are some that always taste delicious. Most of my recipes avoid using sugar. If you have maple syrup or honey, sourdough discard, flour, and a few other simple ingredients on hand, you can make a ton of delicious breads quickly using sourdough discard.
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As you build up your sourdough starter, you can store the discard in an airtight container in the fridge. That way when you go to make these quick bread recipes you’ll have enough discard available.
You can use sourdough discard instead of mature starter to make a variety of recipes. Discard is great in flat bread recipes like naan, flatbread, and pizza bases, and in baked goods. Discard has fewer fermentation benefits than mature starter, so if you are sensitive to gluten, make sure to wait until your starter is mature to make bread.
6 Fool-Proof Sourdough Discard Quick Bread Recipes
These naturally sweetened apple muffins are ready in under 30 minutes. They are free of processed sugar and use only ripe apples and maple syrup to create a moist and sweet muffin. They are perfect with a hot espresso or with lots of butter for breakfast.
Sourdough discard crackers are very quick to make. You can add fresh or dried herbs into the discard or you could try adding cheese, tomatoes, or even jalapeños into the discard before putting it into the oven.
Sourdough discard naan is so simple to make. Naan works great as a side dish but also as sandwich bread, pizza bases, and more. It’s a super versatile quick sourdough discard bread.
This banana bread is ready in under an hour. If you have overripe bananas, honey or maple syrup, vanilla extract, and a few other common ingredients on hand, you can whip this up as a simple breakfast or snack.
This apple cake is perfect for apple season. If you have maple syrup, cinnamon, and a few other simple ingredients on hand, you can make this delicious apple cake using sourdough discard. You could even top it with homemade cinnamon whipped cream! LINK
These sourdough discard scallion pancakes are ready in under 10 minutes and use only five ingredients. Sourdough discard is combined with cheddar cheese, scallions, baking soda, and salt and fried in butter to create a delicious and savoury snack.