This easy sourdough discard bread recipe is one of the best bread recipes you will ever make. This no fail, no knead sourdough bread comes together in just minutes. 


-It tastes just like traditional sourdough bread but without all the work.  -The texture of this bread is amazing. -Easier to digest and the nutrients are more bioavailable. - Discard or unfed starter will work just fine.

Recipe Highlights

Sourdough discard – You could also use active sourdough starter All-purpose flour Water – Warm not hot. Salt  Active dry yeast


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Step 1

Warm water to about 90 degrees and add yeast. Stir and allow to sit for about 5 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, add flour, salt, sourdough starter, and the water yeast mixture.

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Step 2

Stir until it forms a loose ball. The dough will be very “shaggy dough”.

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Step 3

Cover with an airtight lid or plastic wrap and place at room temperature for 2- 24 hours. The longer it goes the more fermented and sour it will be..

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Step 4

Preheat oven and Dutch oven in a 450 F oven for one hour.  Shape dough and place on parchment paper.Cover it with a tea towel and allow it to rise again for one hour.

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Step 5

Score the dough. Place into the hot dutch oven, cover it with a lid and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the lid and finish baking for about 25-30 minutes.

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Allow to cool and enjoy!