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Sourdough starters are for more than just bread! These easy sourdough dessert recipes are a great way to use your sourdough discard!

You should most definitely use your sourdough starter in dessert recipes! The wild yeast and lactic found in the starter help to create a depth of flavor and tender texture that really makes your dessert shine! 

Plus these sourdough discard recipes are great ways to use up extra sourdough starter. Move beyond bread and pancakes into a whole world of awesome treats!

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How to use a sourdough starter

You can use your sourdough starter for anything you use flour in! These sweet sourdough recipes are sure amaze you with how you can use your sourdough starter!  

These recipes use a combination of fed, active sourdough starter and sourdough discard. Discard is a natural part of keeping a sourdough starter – its just the unfed and inactive starter.

Discard is really a misnomer that implies that there is something wrong with this part of the starter and you should throw it away.

In reality, there are so many ways you can use your inactive starter, like all these sourdough discard desserts.

Also check out “Quick Sourdough Recipes” for when you need a recipe that takes less than an hour!

Thinking about just sourdough cookie recipes? We’ve got that, too!

What kind of sourdough starter do I need for these recipes? 

Most of these recipes use a 100% hydration sourdough starter, meaning one that has been fed equal amounts by weight of flour and water. Read How to Maintain a Sourdough Starter for more information.

New to sourdough? Read my ultimate guide to sourdough for beginners to get all the answers to your questions in easy to understand ways!

Sourdough Dessert Recipes

These sourdogh dessert recipes are a great way to use your sourdough starter dicsard!

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