Sourdough Discard Dinner Rolls

These are the fluffiest dinner rolls youll ever find! They are very similar to Hawaiian Rolls.
Whether you bring them to a dinner or the dinner table, everyone will ask you for this recipe!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Proofing Time: 2 hours, then 30 minutes
Baking time: 25 minutes
Total time: 3 hours
What You'll Need:
Cast Iron Skillet (preferred, or a baking dish)
2 1/4 tsp Active Dry Yeast
3/4 c warm filtered water (180g)
1/2 c Sourdough Discard (142g)
1/3 c sugar
1 Egg
1/4 c butter (melted and cooled)
1/2 tsp salt
2 1/2 c all-purpose flour
egg and water for egg wash
Pastry Scraper
Stand Mixer


1. In an mixing bowl, pour in water and yeast. Let sit for 5 minutes. you should start to see foam on the top of the water.

2. In same bowl, add sourdough discard, sugar and you egg. Mix on medium speed for about a minute.

3. Add your salt and butter, and mix again on medium speed for 30 seconds.

4. Add your flour 1/2 cup at a time, mixing on low after each flour addition.

5. Cover the bowl and leave for about 2 hours.

6. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F

7. Grease your cast iron skillet (I prefer tallow or duck fat, but you can use oil or butter).

8. Using a pastry scraper, separate your dough into 8 equal pieces. 

9. Gently form them into balls, and place onto your greased cast iron, making sure you leave a little space between each roll.

10. Cover and let rest for another 30 minutes.

11. Prepare you egg wash. An egg wash is just an egg whisked with some water. Use a pastry brush to gently brush the egg wash onto the rolls.

12. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown on top.

13. Serve and Enjoy!