Sourdough discard brownie cookie

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Sourdough brownie cookie
Sourdough discard brownie cookie
Sourdough brownie cookie

Sourdough discard brownie cookie

Crackly, fudgy, gooey brownie with intense chocolate flavour in a cookie format!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert
Baking time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4
Calories: 398kcal

Ingredients

  • 90 g Chocolate good quality semi sweet
  • 50 g Unsalted butter
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 50 g Granulated sugar
  • 50 g Brown sugar
  • 120 g Sourdough discard
  • 20 g Cocoa powder Unsweetened Dutch processed
  • 80 g Bread flour high protein
  • Pinch of salt

US customary cup measurement is an indicative figure only. Measure the ingredients with a digital scale by weight (gram). Baking is art but also science which requires precision and accuracy.

Instructions

  • Melt butter and chocolate in a bowl over simmering water then set aside
  • In another bowl beat together egg, granulated sugar, brown sugar and the sourdough discard
  • Pour the melted butter and chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and mix until well combined
  • Sift in flour, salt and cocoa powder and fold the mixture together
  • Divide the dough into 9 equal balls using either an ice cream scoop or spoon. Do not soften the surface, in fact try to keep it as rough as possible for a nice, crackly surface
  • Place them onto a large baking tray lined with parchment paper. Leave space in between them. Let them rest in the freezer for 10 minutes
  • Pre-heat oven to 180 C / 356 F
  • Remove the baking tray from the freezer and bake the cookies for 15 minutes

Notes

TIP: After 10-12 minutes remove the tray from the oven and tap it a few times onto the kitchen counter. This will help to achieve the brownie like crackly crust on the top of the cookies.

Nutrition

Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg
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Sourdough discard brownie cookie

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9 comments

Sally Briffault July 24, 2020 - 8:13 pm

5 stars
Such a good way to use up sourdough starter. These cookies are so delicious and fun to make. They all disappeared off the plate in minutes so will definitely be making again!

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Admin July 29, 2020 - 9:24 pm

Oh thank you for your feedback! I love this recipe too, soo easy and such a great way to use up sourdough starter instead of throwing out:)

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Marissa August 9, 2020 - 3:55 pm

5 stars
We have loved making these as a way to use my husband’s sourdough discard during the pandemic. Though his starter has lower hydration, they are still so delicious. He recently split his starter into two so we can try it with 100% hydration. I’m hoping to make them today!

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admin August 11, 2020 - 3:16 pm

Lovely to hear that this recipe was useful to use up your sourdough discard 🙂

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Sara September 29, 2020 - 2:06 pm

Looking for a good brownie recipe – could you put this in a 9×9 pan and make brownies instead? You have good reviews so will try as a cookie regardless. Thanks!

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admin September 29, 2020 - 5:49 pm

Hey, do you mean sourdough discard brownie? I have brownie recipes on the blog pls search for them, this one is a sourdough discard brownie cookie 🙂

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Maya November 17, 2020 - 5:37 pm

Hi! is this a 100% sourdough starter discard? I am rally excited to try these!

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admin November 18, 2020 - 8:59 pm

yes 100% 🙂

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Amanda November 25, 2020 - 8:40 am

While I did not have the exact choc type at home, I decided not to waste time & money to buy another bag of choc. It was bitter choc so I added a bit more brown sugar. Also, mine were a mouthful glob unlike Katalin’s. But they still taste good. Now, time to spend money on a nice pint of vanilla ice cream to pair with them.

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