Alternative Sourdough Recipes If You Can’t Handle Any More Bread

Habiba Katsha

We all know the coronavirus lockdown has become the perfect time to put on your apron and get baking.

But if you’re sick of making banana bread and feel ready to graduate, it's time to get into baking with sourdough. This bubbly concoction has been all over our Instagram feeds over the last few weeks as everyone shows off their sourdough starter. Plus it has the added bonus of a high nutritional value and low sugar content.

If you can't handle any more bread (and tbh, who hasn't eaten more bread in the last few weeks than they have in their whole life), we’re here to help. We found the easiest and most scrumptious non-bread recipes to put your sourdough starter to good use, including hot cross buns, banana nut muffins, and coffee cake. Click on and step out of your comfort zone. 

<h2><a href="https://www.theperfectloaf.com/seriously-soft-sourdough-pretzel/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Soft Sourdough Pretzel" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Soft Sourdough Pretzel</a></h2> <br>If you've mastered baking cakes and brownies, making a pretzel is your next step to being on <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/2018/08/208244/easy-vegan-brownies" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:The Great British Bake Off" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><em>The Great British Bake Off</em></a>. This recipe is a great introduction to the world of dough making. <br><br>Recipe here by <a href="https://www.theperfectloaf.com/seriously-soft-sourdough-pretzel/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:The Perfect Loaf" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">The Perfect Loaf</a><br><br><br>

Soft Sourdough Pretzel


If you've mastered baking cakes and brownies, making a pretzel is your next step to being on The Great British Bake Off. This recipe is a great introduction to the world of dough making.

Recipe here by The Perfect Loaf


<h2><a href="https://topwithcinnamon.com/sourdough-hot-cross-buns/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sourdough Hot Cross Buns" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sourdough Hot Cross Buns</a></h2> <br>What's more British than hot cross buns? Eat with some jam on the side and you'll be in lockdown paradise.<br><br>Recipe here by <a href="https://topwithcinnamon.com/sourdough-hot-cross-buns/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top With Cinnamon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top With Cinnamon</a><br><br><br>

Sourdough Hot Cross Buns


What's more British than hot cross buns? Eat with some jam on the side and you'll be in lockdown paradise.

Recipe here by Top With Cinnamon


<h2><a href="https://thegingeredwhisk.com/sourdough-cookies-times-two/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sourdough Peanut Butter Cookies" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sourdough Peanut Butter Cookies</a></h2> <br>Who doesn't love peanut butter cookies? This sourdough recipe includes so many ingredients that you probably already have in your house and it's super easy to make. <br><br>Recipe here by <a href="https://thegingeredwhisk.com/sourdough-cookies-times-two/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:The Gingered Whisk" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">The Gingered Whisk</a> <br><br><br>

Sourdough Peanut Butter Cookies


Who doesn't love peanut butter cookies? This sourdough recipe includes so many ingredients that you probably already have in your house and it's super easy to make.

Recipe here by The Gingered Whisk


<a href="https://littlespoonfarm.com/sourdough-banana-nut-muffins-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sourdough Banana Nut Muffins" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><h2>Sourdough Banana Nut Muffins</h2></a> <br>A nice alternative <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/easy-recipes-to-bake-during-quarantine" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:when you don't fancy making banana bread" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">when you don't fancy making banana bread</a>, and you don't need to have ripe bananas to make them. <br><br>Recipe here by <a href="https://littlespoonfarm.com/sourdough-banana-nut-muffins-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Little Spoon Farm" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Little Spoon Farm</a><br><br><br>

Sourdough Banana Nut Muffins


A nice alternative when you don't fancy making banana bread, and you don't need to have ripe bananas to make them.

Recipe here by Little Spoon Farm


<a href="https://www.baking-sense.com/2020/02/27/sourdough-coffee-cake/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sourdough Coffee Cake With Walnut Streusel" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><h2>Sourdough Coffee Cake With Walnut Streusel</h2></a> <br>I'm sure you're craving your favourite coffee cake by now and this recipe is sure to satisfy.<br><br>Recipe here by <a href="https://www.baking-sense.com/2020/02/27/sourdough-coffee-cake/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Baking Sense" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Baking Sense</a><br><br><br>

Sourdough Coffee Cake With Walnut Streusel


I'm sure you're craving your favourite coffee cake by now and this recipe is sure to satisfy.

Recipe here by Baking Sense


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