These Sourdough Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins are the most delicious way to use some of your sourdough discard. These muffins are moist, tender, loaded with chocolate chips and amazingly delicious!
If you’re one of the millions that jumped on the sourdough bandwagon two years ago when the pandemic hit, you’ve probably been in the same boat I have, and had an endless supply of sourdough discard just chilln’ in your fridge. All I ever knew you could make with the discard is sourdough pancakes and waffles, so that’s what I’ve been doing.
Turns out there are a ton of amazing recipes out there that use sourdough discard, including these Sourdough Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins . . . who even knew?!
When I found the recipe for these sourdough chocolate muffins I was all over it and had them made that day.
You guys, these might be some of the best chocolate muffins I have ever eaten. And if you know me at all, you know that I never turn down anything chocolate, including muffins, so I’ve eaten my fair share of them in this life. These Sourdough Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins are fantastic! They are melt-in-your-mouth tender and have incredible flavor.
Loaded with chocolate chips and cocoa they are chocolate perfection! The sourdough starter is very subtle and gives these muffins a fluffy, soft texture. They’re sweet, but not too sweet with just a hint of tang from the sourdough discard. I am in love with these!
These muffins have domes tops which is always my favorite part of a muffin!
here is what you will need for these muffins . . .
- all-purpose flour
- cocoa powder
- baking soda
- baking powder
- canola oil
- granulated sugar
- sour cream
- vanilla extract
- sourdough starter discard
- chocolate chips
So many reasons you’re going to love these muffins:
- chocolate (need I say more?)
- fast and so simple to make
- semisweet and milk chocolate chips (or use any combination you like)
- tender, soft, and amazingly good
can i freeze these muffins?
Yes, these muffins freeze so well. Let them cool completely and then place them in a single layer in a Ziploc freezer bag. Pull them out and let set at room temp for an hour or so, or pop them in the microwave for a few seconds.
I shared these muffins with a few neighbors and friends and they got rave reviews from everyone!
Sourdough Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Yield: 16 muffins 1x
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder regular or dark
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup (125 grams) unfed sourdough starter discard
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 3/4 cup (185 g) sour cream
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line 16 muffin tin cups with paper liners.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set the bowl aside.
- In a separate bowl whisk together the sourdough starter, oil, sugar, eggs, sour cream, vanilla extract and milk. Mix until the ingredients come together and are smooth.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix the batter until it just comes together. Do not over mix the batter. Add the chocolate chips and stir until just combined and evenly mixed.
- Use an ice cream scooper to fill the liners to the top of the liner. If you want, sprinkle a few chocolate chips on top of each muffin before baking.
- Bake the muffins for the first 5 minutes at 425°F in the preheated oven, then lower the oven temperature to 350°F and continue baking the muffins for an additional 15 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs or clean.
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 20 mins
Recipe Source: Little Spoon Farm
Yum! I love using my sourdough discard to make chocolate chocolate chip muffins. My kids love them too!
Have you tried making cinnamon rolls or crackers? King Arthur flour has good recipes. Their scones are so good as well.
Thanks for another winner! recipe.
I haven’t tried cinnamon rolls or crackers yet, but cinnamon rolls are on my list to make next! I just looked at King Arthur’s website and found so many recipes to try. . . oh man this is not good (lol)! Thanks for leaving a comment, I sure do appreciate it! xoxo