Recipe: Sourdough Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins


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With familiar and delicious flavors, these sourdough muffins pack a flavor and nutritional punch. Serve as a fall treat for breakfast along with eggs and apples, or as a school snack with nut butter.

10 minutes

50 minutes

6 Muffins


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The Sourdough Starter is an heirloom culture in a San Francisco style, meaning you'll make endless bread dough all from one starter! Just add water and white flour.  

One of the premier sourdough starters for sale online, Cultures for Health's San Francisco style starter has proven itself very versatile and hardy, happily thriving in a variety of environments to continually produce chewy, crusty, tangy sourdough loaves.

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This heirloom culture makes batch after batch of traditional cultured buttermilk right on your countertop, easy as pouring milk in a jar. Bake with your buttermilk or add it to cream to make cultured butter.

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Designed for beginners, this kefir starting kit contains our Milk Kefir Grains plus 3 tried-and-true culturing supplies to make it easy to get started making milk kefir at home. Just add milk!

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Our Heirloom Yogurt Starter Variety Pack is perfect for beginners! It doesn't require the use of a yogurt maker and can culture right on your countertop - just add milk. 

For this variety pack, we’ve carefully collected three of our favorite Scandinavian yogurt strains - simple, rich, drinkable Piima; mild, creamy Viili; and honey-scented Matsoni.

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Viili yogurt, a Finnish yogurt variety, is very mild and creamy, with a fairly thick consistency. Viili is a versatile favorite that’s perfect on its own or in any yogurt recipe.

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Matsoni Yogurt, also known as Caspian Sea Yogurt, is from The Republic of Georgia. Our matsoni yogurt starter has a thin, custard-like texture with notes of honey. Caspian Sea yogurt starter is a popular choice for frozen yogurt.

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Piimä, a Scandinavian yogurt variety, is very thin and drinkable with a mild flavor. Culture it with cream instead of milk to make a tasty sour cream-like topping.

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This sourdough bread kit contains everything you need to get started making beautiful, tasty, artisan-style sourdough bread at home! 

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    • 1/2 cup sourdough starter
    • 1 cup yogurt, kefir, or buttermilk
    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 tsp. cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
    • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
    • 1 tsp. baking powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/4 cup melted butter
    • 1/3 cup honey
    • 15-ounce can pumpkin puree
    • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips


    1. At least 12 hours before baking the muffins, combine sourdough starter, yogurt, and flour in a medium bowl. Cover and place in a warm place to culture for 12-24 hours.
    2. Preheat oven to 375°F.
    3. Combine cinnamon, sea salt, baking soda, and baking powder together with a fork in a small bowl.
    4. In a separate bowl beat eggs; whisk in butter, honey, and pumpkin puree.
    5. Sprinkle dry ingredients over soured dough. Pour in wet ingredients slowly while combining. When almost all of the liquid has been used, sprinkle the chocolate chips over the batter and stir in with the remaining liquid ingredients.
    6. Spoon batter into muffin cups until nearly full.
    7. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

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