Sourdough Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Another great recipe for using up both your sourdough discard and your overripe bananas. It was yummy! 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup sourdough discard 3 very ripe bananas, mashed 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chocolate chips 1 Preheat oven … Continue reading

Double Chocolate Sourdough Bread

Combining two of my favorite things – chocolate and sourdough! Alas I can’t tell you how it tasted because I took it to my neighbor Chelsea for her birthday. It smelled amazing! Guess I’ll just have to make another loaf! 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 … Continue reading

Chocolate Peppermint Bread

Look at that beauty, who wouldn’t want that for Christmas? It is so yummy and so easy to make. I also made some smaller loaves in my Nordic Ware Mini Holiday Loaf Pan for our annual Book Group book exchange (which we held outside with masks on). I had those cute little trays to put … Continue reading

Simple Sourdough Baguettes

I have to admit that I’m having a lot of fun with my sourdough starter. There are all kinds of recipes out there that incorporate sourdough starter, I even found a recipe for chocolate cake with sourdough starter in it! Who knew? These baguettes were awesome. The fam said they tasted just like store bought, … Continue reading

Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

Still fighting the good fight against all the zucchini around here but I think it is starting to slow down so that means I won! Speaking of winning, this bread was a definite contender for favorite zucchini bread at our house. 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 1/3 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups flour … Continue reading

Traditional Sourdough Bread

And there it is!  The first loaf of sourdough bread from my homegrown sourdough starter.  It tasted just as good as it looks.  I guess some good has come from being in quarantine, I’ve always wanted to grow a sourdough starter and have never had the time. 3 1/2 – 3 3/4 cups flour, divided … Continue reading

Sourdough Starter

I love sourdough bread, it’s one of my favorite things to eat and I’ve always wanted to make my own sourdough starter but it requires some time to get going and I’ve never really had that kind of time until now.  Quarantine time is the perfect time to make a sourdough starter so I did!  … Continue reading

No Rise Slow Cooker Basil Pesto Bread

Did you guys know that you can make bread in your crock pot or slow cooker? Neither did I!  It is gloriously delicious, especially if you love pesto like me!  (More quarantine baking experiments.) 2 1/4 teaspoons or 1 envelope active dry yeast 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water, about 105 degrees 3 … Continue reading