Beef Empanada with Sourdough Crust

Sponsored by The Watkins Company A classic Filipino pastry filled with meat and encased in a crisp buttery crust, my take on Beef Empanada has an easy filling that comes together in minutes and a sourdough crust that’s impossible to mess up. I can trace my love of food and cooking directly to my Filipino…

Sourdough Discard Chewy Spice Cookies

Chewy cookies reminiscent of snickerdoodles with an added depth of flavor thanks to the addition of brown sugar and honey. Warm notes of ginger, nutmeg and cloves make these perfect for snowy cold weather, but the thought of sandwiching scoops of vanilla ice cream between two of these cookies will have you longing for summer.

Sourdough Discard Banana Snack Cake

With a lighter crumb, intense banana and a rich peanut butter flavor, this Sourdough Discard Banana Snack Cake will be your new favorite way to use up overripe bananas and excess discard.

Sourdough Discard Pumpkin Bread

This moist and tender Sourdough Discard Pumpkin Loaf is the perfect way to use up your discard during fall when you’re craving treats with rich notes of spices and the earthy flavor of pumpkin.

Sourdough Discard Blondies

Gooey with a crackly top, and decadent brown sugar flavor, these sourdough blondies are out of this world. The flavor of sourdough adds a much-needed complexity that tames and perfectly complements the sweetness of this sugary treat.

Sourdough Ube White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

I’m giving a Filipino twist to a classic cookie recipe. These are chewy and packed with white chocolate and macadamia nuts. But what I love most about this recipe is how the ube flavor really shines. If you love the flavor of ube, you’ll absolutely adore these cookies! I use actual ube in this recipe,…

Sourdough Discard Crinkle Cookies

Crinkle cookies were my absolute favorite growing up. I’ve always been an absolute chocolate fiend, so I could never get enough of these rich and fudgy treats.  When I set out to recreate a sourdough version of these cookies, I knew I wanted them to have a really soft, and chewy middle. Adding discard to…

Sourdough Discard Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

My cookie recipes here on Make It Dough are the most popular and widely shared of all my posts. But I have to say, these pumpkin-enriched cookies are probably best I’ve ever made.  These cookies have an amazing texture that I achieved due to a few techniques and a key ingredient that I substituted out…

Sourdough Discard Brownies

Better late than never — so many people messaged me to ask for this brownie recipe after I shared a photo of it on my Instagram stories a few weeks ago. Last weekend I finally got the chance to bake and perfect this recipe and now I’m finally ready to share it with you guys!…

Sourdough Discard Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This pineapple upside down-cake is so moist, soft and tender with a delicious caramel topping that’ll make you wonder why people bother with frosting at all. Pineapple upside-down cake is a favorite in my household so I really wanted to get this recipe right. I wanted to incorporate my sourdough discard in the recipe because…