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Sourdough Discard Chocolate Loaf

In the heart of every homemaker lies the passion to create something extraordinary, to turn simple ingredients into delightful culinary masterpieces. Today, we are combining the magic of homemaking with the artistry of sourdough baking with this Sourdough Discard Chocolate Loaf recipe!

This recipe uses sourdough discard – that often-overlooked gem with the potential to transform your kitchen into a haven of flavors. Join us as we harness the power of sourdough discard to craft a delicious chocolate bread that not only tastes amazing, but also fills your home with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked goodness. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and get baking! May your home be filled with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked chocolate bread, radiating the love and care only a homemaker can infuse into every meal.

Ingredients- 100 grams sourdough discard 320 grams water 40 grams pure cane sugar

30 grams unsweetened cocoa powder

450 grams unbleached all purpose flour

140 grams chocolate chips

10 grams salt

7 grams active dry yeast

Instructions- 1. In a large bowl, mix together warm water, sugar, and active dry yeast. Let it rest for 10 minutes or until bubbly. 2. Mix in the sourdough discard.

3. Mix in the flour, salt, cocoa powder, and chocolate chips until everything is combined.

4. Cover with a tea towel and let it rest for 1-2 hours or until it has doubled in size.

5. Preheat your oven to 425 with the dutch oven inside 30 minutes before baking.

6. Take your dough onto a floured surface and roughly shape into a loaf, move to parchment paper, then score the top

7. Bake in the dutch oven at 425, covered for 35 minutes then uncovered at 400 for 15 more minutes.

8. Transfer to a wire rack and let it cool before cutting.

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