Are you tired of making the same old muffins? Why not try something new and exciting? Apple sourdough muffins are the perfect combination of tangy sourdough and sweet, juicy apples. This recipe is an excellent way to use up your sourdough discard and add some healthy fiber to your morning routine. You can also make a fall-inspired sourdough applesauce muffin variation or a sourdough discard apple cake for a decadent dessert. Let’s dive into the recipe and start baking!
The Best Apple Sourdough Muffins Recipe
Are you a fan of baking and want to try out some new recipes? If so, then you’re in luck because the apple sourdough muffin recipe is the perfect place to start. These muffins are not only delicious but also pack a healthy punch with the addition of fresh apples and sourdough starter. In this section, we’ll go over the recipe for making these tasty treats that your family and friends will love.
Before you begin, make sure to gather all the ingredients. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sourdough starter
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup oil
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 apple, peeled and chopped
Preheat your oven to 375°F, then grease a muffin tin or line with muffin cups.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and baking soda.
In a separate bowl, mix together the sourdough starter, milk, egg, sugar, and oil until well combined.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Fold in the chopped apple.
Fill each muffin cup about 2/3 of the way full with the batter.
Bake for around 20-25 minutes, or until the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Let cool before serving and enjoy!
These muffins are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or as a snack at any time of the day. They are also a great way to use up any extra sourdough starter you may have lying around. So, give this recipe a try and let us know how they turned out!
Sourdough Discard Apple Cake
If you’ve been baking with sourdough starter for a while, you’ll know that it’s common to have leftover discards. Instead of throwing them out, why not use them to make something delicious? One great recipe to try is a sourdough discard apple cake.
Gather Your Ingredients
Before you start baking, gather your ingredients. You’ll need your sourdough discard, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, apples, butter, eggs, and vanilla.
Prepare the Apples
To prepare the apples, peel and core them. Then, dice them into small pieces. It’s up to you if you want to leave the skin on or not.
Mix the Dry and Wet Ingredients
In a large mixing bowl, combine your flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Then, in a separate bowl, whisk the butter, eggs, and vanilla together. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
Add the Apples and Sourdough Discard
Next, fold in your diced apples and sourdough discard. Mix until they are evenly distributed throughout the batter.
Bake the Cake
Pour the batter into a greased baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Enjoy Your Delicious Cake (And Pat Yourself on the Back)
Congratulations! You’ve just turned your sourdough discard into a delicious cake. Now, sit back and enjoy a slice (or two) while basking in the glory of your multitasking baking skills.
Sourdough Applesauce Muffins: A Delicious Twist
If you thought regular apple muffins were good, wait until you try our sourdough applesauce muffins! These delightful treats will have your taste buds singing with joy.
What Makes Them So Special?
First of all, the sourdough starter adds a tangy flavor and fluffy texture that you just can’t get with regular muffins. Plus, using applesauce as a substitute for oil makes them healthier and gives them a perfectly moist consistency.
Here’s what you’ll need to make a batch of these mouth-watering muffins:
– 1 cup sourdough starter
– 1 cup flour
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 cup applesauce
– 1/2 cup brown sugar
– 1 egg
– 1 teaspoon cinnamon
– 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
– 1 apple, chopped into small pieces
- Preheat your oven to 400°F and line a muffin tin with paper liners or grease with cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, mix together the sourdough starter, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In another bowl, combine the applesauce, brown sugar, egg, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well.
- Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in the chopped apple.
- Spoon the batter evenly into the muffin tin, filling each cup about 2/3 of the way full.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Let the muffins cool for a few minutes in the pan before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
These muffins are best served warm with a dollop of butter or jam. They also freeze well, so make a double batch and save some for later!
We hope you enjoy these delicious sourdough applesauce muffins as much as we do. They’re a tasty and healthy twist on a classic favorite!