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10+ Sourdough Desserts: Dessert Ideas Worth Trying Any Day Of The Week!

Sourdough Discard Coffee Cake

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This decadent sourdough coffee cake recipe is a perfect way to make use of any sourdough discard. The discard provides a tiny flavorful element to the very tender, moist sponge, and is especially wonderful when paired with a steaming mug of coffee!

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cake 1x


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup sourdough discard
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F, meanwhile grease a 9-inch baking tray.
  2. Grab a large bowl and combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, stirring with a spoon.
  3. Add your discard, egg, vanilla extract, and vegetable oil, mixing with a hand mixer.
  4. Pour this into a baking dish, and bake for 35 minutes.
  • Author: Natasha Krajnc
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Category: dessert