Sourdough Discard Biscuits Recipe

Sourdough Discard Biscuits Recipe
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If you’re refreshing your sourdough starter regularly, then you probably left with unneeded sourdough discard. Did you know that your sourdough discard can be used in a variety of recipes? Like flaky sourdough biscuits!

That’s right! You can put your sourdough discard into use with this simple flaky sourdough buttermilk biscuits recipe.

This sourdough discard recipe is easy to make with just a few ingredients, flour, sourdough discard, baking powder, butter, buttermilk, sugar, and salt.

Don’t Have A Sourdough Starter?

If you don’t have a sourdough starter then it’s never too late to start one. Follow our step-by-step Sourdough Starter Guide and before you know, you will have your very own sourdough starter as referred to as levain.

Vegan Sourdough Biscuits

Easily make these flaky sourdough discard biscuits vegan. Replace the butter with the same amount of vegetable shortening and substitute the buttermilk with almond, coconut, or oat milk. That’s it…Now you can make the best flaky vegan sourdough biscuits!

Ingredients For Biscuits With Sourdough Discard

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (240 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon salt ( 6 grams)
  • 1/4 cup of buttermilk ( 110 grams) or milk
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter (75 grams)
  • 1 cup sourdough discard (240 grams)
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder 
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (10 grams)

How To Make Sourdough Discard Biscuits?

  1. Preheat oven to 410°F (210°C), and set the rack to middle positions.
  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. Add the flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder into mixing with the paddle attachment and mix on slow for 2 minutes.
  4. Spoon in the butter and mix at low speed until a crumble texture is achieved, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the sourdough discard and buttermilk and mix the dough on medium speed just until it comes together.
  6. Transfers the dough onto a floured working surface and spread the biscuit dough by patting it to about 1 inch in thickness.
  7. Using a round 3-inch cookie cutter, cut off pieces and place onto a baking sheet. Separate them about 1 1/2-2 inches apart. You should get about 12 pieces.
  8. Rework the leftover biscuit dough trim and repeat until all the dough is used up.
  9. Place into the preheated oven and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and cool before serving.
  11. Enjoy!

sourdough discard biscuits

Sourdough Discard Biscuits

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This sourdough discard recipe is easy to make with just a few ingredients, flour, sourdough discard, baking powder, butter, buttermilk, sugar, and salt.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 38 mins
Course Breads, Breakfast, Quick Breads
Cuisine American, British
Servings 12 pieces
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 240 grams
  • 1 teaspoon salt 6 grams
  • 1/4 cup of buttermilk 110 grams or milk
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 75 grams
  • 1 cup sourdough discard 240 grams
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar 10 grams

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 410°F (210°C), and set the rack to middle positions.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Add the flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder into mixing with the paddle attachment and mix on slow for 2 minutes.
  • Spoon in the butter and mix at low speed until a crumble texture is achieved, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the sourdough discard and buttermilk and mix the dough on medium speed just until it comes together.
  • Transfers the dough onto a floured working surface and spread the biscuit dough by patting it to about 1 inch in thickness.
  • Using a round 3-inch cookie cutter, cut off pieces and place onto a baking sheet. Separate them about 1 1/2-2 inches apart. You should get about 12 pieces.
  • Rework the leftover biscuit dough trim and repeat until all the dough is used up.
  • Place into the preheated oven and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool before serving.
  • Enjoy!
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