Sourdough Granola

Sourdough Granola

Are you a sourdough enthusiast looking to expand your repertoire beyond bread? Or perhaps you're just someone who enjoys a hearty, wholesome breakfast that's both delicious and nutritious? Look no further, as we introduce you to the delightful world of Sourdough Granola. This unique twist on traditional granola will add a burst of flavour and texture to your morning routine. Plus, most granola’s require a lot of honey or sugar to bind the clusters together making them a little on the unhealthy side. The addition of sourdough starter helps to bind the granola clusters and give you some gut-loving benefits too!

Sourdough Granola is a fantastic way to repurpose your sourdough starter discard, reducing waste and turning it into a delightful breakfast treat. The sourdough starter not only adds a subtle tang to the granola but also contributes to a wonderfully crispy texture. Combined with a medley of nuts, seeds, and a little sweetener, this recipe is a celebration of flavours and textures that will leave your taste buds singing.


What You’ll Need:

  • Sourdough Starter
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Kitchen Scales
  • Baking Tray
  • Measuring Cups


  • ⅓ cup Sourdough Starter
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup puffed rice
  • ½ cup mixed seeds
  • 1 tsp flax seeds
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tbsp coconut
  • ½ cup mixed dried fruit


In a small mixing bowl, combine sourdough starter, maple syrup, oil, salt and cinnamon and stir to combine.

In a separate bowl, add remaining ingredients except for the dried fruit and mix together. 

Add the wet mixture to the dry and mix well. Pour onto a lined baking sheet and press down. 

Bake in oven at 160C for 20-25 minutes until granola is golden brown. Set aside to cool. Add chopped dried fruit and break granola into clusters. Store in airtight containers or jars.

Whether sprinkled over yogurt, paired with milk, or enjoyed by the handful, this homemade granola is a testament to the joy of baking and the magic of sourdough.

Sourdough, with its natural fermentation process, not only adds a distinct tang to your baked goods but also offers a myriad of health benefits. It's a fantastic source of probiotics and aids in better digestion. By incorporating sourdough into your granola, you're not just enhancing its flavor profile; you're also infusing it with the goodness of gut-friendly bacteria.

Happy Baking!

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