16 Amazing Sourdough Breakfast Recipes

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Ah, breakfast—the glorious start to our day, the meal that sets the tone for everything that follows. Whether it’s a leisurely weekend brunch or a quick weekday grab-and-go, breakfast holds a special place in our hearts and stomachs. For me, it’s not just a meal; it’s a celebration of flavors, textures, and possibilities.

But why breakfast, you might ask? Well, for starters, it’s the fuel that kickstarts our metabolism, giving us the energy we need to tackle whatever lies ahead. Moreover, there’s something undeniably comforting about the ritual of breakfast—the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, the sizzle of bacon in the pan, the warmth of a fluffy pancake hot off the griddle.

Yet, in our quest for convenience, we often overlook the importance of nourishing our bodies with wholesome ingredients. That’s where sourdough steps in to revolutionize our breakfast game. Not only does sourdough add depth and complexity to our favorite morning fare, but it also brings a host of health benefits to the table.

Sourdough, with its natural fermentation process, offers a plethora of nutritional advantages. It boasts a lower glycemic index compared to traditional bread, meaning it won’t cause spikes in blood sugar levels, keeping you fuller for longer and providing sustained energy throughout the morning. Additionally, sourdough’s fermentation breaks down gluten and phytic acid, making it easier to digest and unlocking the nutrients present in grains.

From hearty sourdough waffles to sweet cinnamon rolls, get ready to elevate your morning routine with the magic of sourdough. So, dust off your apron and preheat your oven; it’s time to make breakfast the highlight of your day!

The Best Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

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If you’ve never tried to the delicious taste of sourdough cinnamon rolls, you are missing out! Using your sourdough starter to long ferment cinnamon rolls is absolutely delicious. This recipe is easy to prep the night before and even makes a great batch prep freezer breakfast to offer a quick and tasty treat.

Sourdough Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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If you want to up your cinnamon roll game, you NEED to try these delicious pumpkin cinnamon rolls! This is another long ferment recipe, so it’s best to prepare the night before. A slow and steady rise gives these pumpkin cream cheese topped rolls the absolute BEST soft and fluffy texture!

The Absolute Best Sourdough Apple Fritters Recipe

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Homemade doughnuts are an amazing way to use your sourdough discard, and these apple fritters are hands down the most delicious! Not only does your sourdough turn these fritter treats into a healthy breakfast option, opting for a healthy frying oil does as well! Delicious apple fritters quickly turn into a healthy option you never thought was possible!

Quick And Easy Sourdough Discard Biscuits

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Nothing says breakfast like hearty biscuits and gravy! This recipe is incredibly quick and easy, giving you flakey, buttery biscuits in under 30 minutes! This is a sourdough discard breakfast recipe so no need to prep ahead!

Sourdough Cinnamon Bread

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This beautiful, sweet, delicate, fluffy sourdough cinnamon bread recipe makes a perfectly cozy breakfast with a little butter or jelly, and all those farm fresh eggs you’ve been needing to use up! While this is definitely a make ahead breakfast addition, it is absolutely worth the wait!

Sourdough Discard Blueberry Coffee Cake

blueberry crumb cake

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There’s nothing like having a delicious and moist cake in the morning, especially if it’s loaded with blueberries and the slight tang of sourdough. Using your excess sourdough starter to make this fluffy and moist sourdough discard blueberry coffee cake is a great way to prevent waste and get a quick breakfast delight!

Sourdough French Toast Casserole

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This warm and sweet sourdough French toast casserole is not only healthier than ordinary French toast, but it tastes better too! Plus the use of the maple cinnamon sourdough focaccia (see below), really takes this recipe to a whole new level of yum!

Sourdough Discard Rough Pastry Dough

sourdough pastry dough

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If you’re craving a buttery, flakey pastry for breakfast, but don’t have the time to waste folding in butter, chilling, folding, chilling, and more folding! You need to try this sourdough discard rough pastry! Fill it with berries, cream cheese, chocolate and so much more!

Sourdough Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

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I think the title says it all. If you love pumpkin pie and want to eat it for breakfast, this is the recipe you’ve been looking for! It’s a creative way to use sourdough discard, pumpkin, and whipped cream. Life is short, eat your dessert for breakfast! 

Sourdough Discard Blueberry Muffins

sourdough discard blueberry muffins

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With its soft and fluffy inside, bursting blueberry flavor, and crisp and crunchy crumb topping, these sourdough discard blueberry muffins are sure to leave you wanting more!

Maple Cinnamon Sourdough Bread Recipe

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If cinnamon rolls and monkey bread combined into a sourdough loaf, this would be it. It’s the perfect balance of soft, fluffy, sweet, and cinnamon filled goodness! This bread is amazing used in the french toast recipe (see above).

Sourdough Discard Baked Donuts

sourdough discard doughnuts

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If you’re craving a buttery, flakey pastry for breakfast, but don’t have the time to waste folding in butter, chilling, folding, chilling, and more folding! You need to try this sourdough discard rough pastry! Fill it with berries, cream cheese, chocolate and so much more!

Sourdough Banana Pancakes with Chocolate Chips

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I’ve never been able to figure out why banana and chocolate go so well together, but I can’t get enough of that combination! These no-wait, easy sourdough banana pancakes taste delicious with chocolate chips, and maybe even chocolate syrup if you’re feeling adventurous!

Fluffy And Crisp Sourdough Discard Waffles

sourdough discard waffle recipe

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There’s something magical about transforming sourdough discard into golden, airy waffles that are both fluffy and delightfully crisp. This recipe has become my breakfast ritual, turning what might have been discarded into a culinary triumph.

Pumpkin Sourdough Muffins

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We all know about the ever-popular pumpkin spice latte as a fall staple, but that doesn’t hold a candle to these pumpkin sourdough muffins! They’re perfectly moist, pumpkin-y, cinnamon-y, and like a beautiful fall day in a muffin cup! We love having these for breakfast or dessert. 

Sourdough Discard Coffee Cake

sourdough discard coffee cake recipe

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Indulge in a slice of this heavenly Sourdough Discard Coffee Cake, where a harmonious blend of flavors awaits. Inside, you’ll discover a lusciously sweet and aromatic swirl of cinnamon sugar delicately nestled between layers of moist, dense, velvety vanilla cake.

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