TheFarmChicken Sourdough Starter Discard Recipes

Last Updated on May 24, 2024 by TheFarmChicken

I was slow to the sourdough starter discard game. I didn’t have a good understanding of it and really just thought people were trying to find a way to put sourdough in everything…which my husband may still argue. Ha! Once I had a better understanding of sourdough starter discard, I found how wonderful it is to use in recipes. I decided to make a spot where you can easily find all of the sourdough starter discard recipes. So here it is TheFarmChicken Sourdough Starter Discard Recipes

If you need more clarification on the sourdough starter discard process you should check this post out that I put together on all thing’s sourdough discard. Best not to wait as long as I did to enjoy sourdough starter discard recipes.

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This is a collection of my tried-and-true discard recipes. Each recipe has been individually crafted and critiqued to be the best version of itself. I want you to come away from TheFarmChicken with recipes that bless your family and give you more confidence working with sourdough in your kitchen.

Sourdough really is a rewarding experience and one of my favorite things to do and share! So, let’s take a deep dive into all these yummy recipes.

Note: This post is updated as I create more sourdough discard recipes to share with you all.

TheFarmChicken Sourdough Discard Recipes

A List of Sourdough Discard Recipes

1. Flaky Sourdough Buttermilk Biscuits: A Recipe from the Farm

Starting out with one of the best these sourdough biscuits are flaky and soft. Simple to put together and go great with sausage gravy, eggs, or just butter and jam. You will be glad you tried them and so will your taste buds.  

Most discard recipe are best with room temperature discard but this recipe I recommend using cold discard for best results. It adds to the flakiness of the biscuit.

Close up of buttermilk biscuit with butter and jam

2.Homemade Sourdough Pasta: Ravioli Recipe

This recipe is classified as a Fancy Farm Food here on TheFarmChicken and is one of the most popular. They are a labor of love but worth it. I like making these for a special occasion, like a birthday or anniversary. When I have more time to devote to a meal. I love working with my hands in the kitchen and this recipe requires just that!

Uncooked ravioli on a tray

3. Simple Homemade Sourdough Pasta: A Recipe from the Farm

Similar to the ravioli this is an all-around recipe for making lasagna noodles, bowtie, etc. Another great way to use sourdough discard.

Farfalle and other homemade pastas on a cutting board

4. Homemade Sourdough Tortillas: A Recipe from the Farm

These tortillas are soft and delicious. The buttermilk brings another layer of flavor to them. They roll out well and can be used in so many different ways. A perfect simple recipe and would make a great swap from store bought tortillas. Another good use for sourdough discard. If you let them sit in the fridge for 1-3 days you will also get the benefits of the fermentation process.

folded cooked tortillas

5.Sourdough Apple Cider Donuts (Baked): A Recipe from the Farm

Sourdough Apple Cider Donuts are really as good as they sound. An apple-based donut with a moist interior and amazing flavor. These donuts are dipped in melted butter and cinnamon sugar…you should probably get this donut pan so you can make them. A really delicious way to use your sourdough discard.

Apples, donuts and cider

6. Sourdough Blueberry Muffins: A Recipe from the Farm

The quintessential muffin. Blueberries really do belong in muffins. Just like chocolate chips belong in cookies. This tender muffin recipe is perfect for a light breakfast or afternoon treat!

Butter on blueberry muffin half

7. Simple Sourdough Banana Bread: A Recipe from the Farm

This banana bread is so soft and flavorful. It is topped with one ingredient that gives it such a nice “cherry on top” finish! Perfect with a spread of butter or peanut butter and a perfect way to use any extra discard.

Sourdough Discard Banana Bread

8. Sourdough Discard Animal Crackers: A Recipe from the Farm

This recipe is so fun and delicious. A clean spin on the traditional animal crackers, these sourdough animal crackers are fun to make and have fewer ingredients than the store-bought version.

Get the animal cracker cutters here.

baked animal crackers

9. Whole Wheat Sourdough Tortillas: A Recipe from the Farm

A spin off the white tortillas these whole wheat tortillas are delicious and filling. A great way to get more whole grains into your diet. Simple to make too!

whole wheat tortillas folded in sun

10. Sourdough Discard Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

The 6th time is the charm? I kept recipe testing these cookies until I got them right. I didn’t want a cakey cookie, and do you know what perseverance got me? A chewy, soft and almost caramelly cookie. I hope you love these delicious sourdough discard cookies!

sourdough discard cookies stack on board

11. Moist Sourdough Chocolate Cake: A Recipe from the Farm

Soft, moist and oh so chocolatey. You can’t go wrong with using your sourdough discard to make this cake. Top it with the best frosting…Brown Sugar Frosting! Have you heard of it? Enjoy!

Sliced cake with frosting displayed

12. Sourdough Discard Thin Honey Wheat Cracker Recipe

This thin wheat cracker is perfect for just snacking or taking the show of your next charcuterie board. Easy to make and a good way to use a lot of extra sourdough discard. Enjoy!

thin wheat sourdough crackers

13. Sourdough Chocolate and Cream Sandwich Cookie Recipe

A fun recipe that the whole family will enjoy! A reminder of a childhood classic that is perfect to share at a grill out, birthday party, or potluck. A crunchy chocolate cookie with a delicious cream in the middle! Try mint to for something fun!

close up of the cookies

14. Easy Sourdough Waffle Recipe: Overnight or Same Day

I love these! Crispy on the outside soft on the inside. These sourdough discard waffles are the perfect thing for brunch or a breakfast for supper. Enjoy with fresh whipped topping and sliced strawberries!

waffles laying out with syrup strawberries and cream

15. Homemade Sourdough Pop Tarts: A Recipe from the Farm

Almost like a laminated pastry these homemade pop tarts are so good! My favorite flavor is brown sugar, but you could do so many different flavors. Super simple to mix together you and your kids will love them!

sourdough pop tart in the sun

New recipes I hope to share with you soon:

  • Sourdough Scones
  • Sourdough Pancakes
  • Sourdough Cobbler

Other Top Sourdough Recipes on TheFarmChicken:

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Let me know below what recipe you’d like to try and if there are any sourdough discard recipes you would like me to provide you with! Thanks for stopping in!

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