If you're looking for a way to share the sourdough love this Easter, you'll love this collection of sourdough Easter recipes. From soft, sweet sourdough hot cross buns to the best sourdough carrot cake you'll ever eat, everything you need for a special sourdough Easter celebration is right here.
Easter is synonymous with chocolate, but don't forget about other sweet treats that incorporate the flavors and colors of spring (as well as a few savory recipes too)!
Easter is the perfect time to host a special brunch or celebratory lunch with family and friends. And if you want to tempt them all with Easter inspired sourdough treats, this is the recipe collection for you!
Prepare Your Sourdough Starter for Easter
To get ready for the Easter holiday, you need to make sure that your sourdough starter is up to the charge! You want a strong, vigorous sourdough starter to ensure that your sourdough Easter treats are ready to share with family and friends. You can find instructions to make a sourdough starter from scratch here.
Some things you can do to ensure your sourdough starter is up for the task of Easter baking:
- Ensure you have a back up of frozen sourdough starter or dehydrated sourdough starter (just in case).
- Keep your sourdough starter warm to ensure it's at its peak when you need it.
- Strengthen your sourdough starter with rye flour or other whole grains.
Sweet Easter Sourdough Recipes
Sourdough Hot Cross Buns
It's not Easter without delicious hot cross buns, but this year, make sure you include sourdough Hot Cross Buns in your celebration! Soft and squishy and full of plump raisins, these special sourdough hot cross buns will be the stars of your Easter celebration!
Sourdough Hot Cross Cookies
These gorgeous sourdough hot cross cookies make a lovely alternative to traditional hot cross buns at Easter. Filled with fragrant lemon zest and warming spices, they have everything you love about hot cross buns, in the form of a sourdough cookie!
Sourdough Carrot Cake
For many of us, Easter occurs at the beginning of spring and nothing says Easter in spring time like a moist sourdough carrot cake topped with vanilla cream cheese icing. This gorgeous sourdough carrot cake can be made into an Easter centrepiece that will get compliments galore!
Sourdough Chocolate Star Bread
Impress your Easter guests with a stunning sourdough chocolate star bread, where layers of buttery, flaky pastry intertwine with a chocolate filling, creating a visually appealing and delicious center piece for your holiday table.
Sourdough Chocolate Bread
For a lot of us, Easter is all about chocolate! So it wouldn't be Easter without a loaf of sourdough chocolate bread! This one can be served in so many differnet ways!
Sourdough Carrot Cake Muffins
Infused with the goodness of sourdough, these carrot cake muffins are a delightful Easter treat, blending the sweet warmth of carrots with the tangy undertones of sourdough starter for a moist and flavorful indulgence.
Sourdough Blueberry Brioche Tarts
You will love serving these delightful sourdough brioche blueberry cheesecake tarts at your Easter brunch. Something a little bit different - you can use fresh or frozen blueberries to make these.
Sourdough Chocolate Waffles
Indulge in the perfect Easter morning treat with these decadent sourdough chocolate waffles, where the tangy notes of sourdough enhance the richness of cocoa for a delightful twist on a classic breakfast favorite. Of course if you like plain waffles, you can also try these no wait sourdough waffles.
Sourdough Chocolate Chip Scones
Elevate your Easter brunch with these irresistibly tender sourdough chocolate chip scones, marrying the subtle tanginess of sourdough with the sweet bursts of chocolate for a delightful combination of flavors and textures.
Sourdough Chocolate Cake Recipe
Celebrate Easter with a show-stopping dessert – a luscious sourdough chocolate cake. The depth of flavor from the sourdough starter adds a unique complexity to the rich chocolatey goodness, creating a memorable center piece for your festive table.
Sourdough Carrot Cake Cookies
Enjoy the flavors of classic carrot cake in cookie form with these Easter-inspired sourdough carrot cake cookies, combining the chewiness of cookies with the delightful spice and sweetness of carrot cake, all enhanced by the subtle tang of sourdough.
Sourdough Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Elevate your Easter cookie spread with these irresistible sourdough chocolate crinkle cookies, where the sourdough starter adds a depth of flavor to the rich chocolatey goodness, while the crinkled exterior provides a delightful contrast in texture.
Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls
Transform your Easter breakfast into a feast with these luscious sourdough cinnamon rolls. The sourdough starter not only adds a subtle tang to the pillowy soft rolls but also enhances the overall complexity of the cinnamon-infused filling, creating a heavenly morning treat.
Sourdough Brioche Loaf
This golden butter sourdough brioche loaf can swing to either sweet or savory tastes. You can serve it toasted with cultured butter or lean towards a sweeter offering with a whipped honey cinnamon butter.
Sourdough Brioche Donuts filled with Chocolate
Sourdough Chocolate Brownie Recipe
Elevate your Easter dessert table with these decadent sourdough chocolate brownies. The addition of sourdough starter brings a unique depth of flavor to the rich and fudgy texture, making each bite a delightful combination of tangy and sweet indulgence.
Savory Easter Sourdough Recipes
Sourdough Discard Batter
This sourdough discard batter recipe is perfect for coating vegetables and makes a lovely savory dish for Good Friday or side dish for an Easter Sunday lunch.
With many of us celebrating Easter in the spring time, it seems fitting to include this sourdough bruschetta recipe. Brimming with sun ripened tomatoes, this fragrant recipe has sunshine written all over it!