Indulge in the Sweet Delicacies of Sourdough Bread

When it comes to bread, nothing quite beats the blissful aromas and tastes that sourdough has to offer. This unique type of bread is made with a special starter culture of flour, water and wild yeasts that gives it its distinctive sour flavor. Not only does it taste delicious, but sourdough bread is a healthier option as well, as it is naturally lower in gluten than regular bread.

Looking for an exquisite way to treat yourself and your family to the delights of sourdough bread? Look no further, this Sweet Sourdough Bread will be sure to tantalize your taste buds. What makes this recipe truly irresistible is that it combines the subtle tang of sourdough with the sweetness of sugar – creating a delectable marriage of flavors. There’s no doubt that once you’ve tried this you’ll be looking for excuses to make it again and again!


-1 cup sourdough starter
-3 ½ cups bread flour
-3 tablespoons sugar
-1 teaspoon salt
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1 cup warm water


1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix together the starter, bread flour, sugar, salt and oil.
2. Slowly add in the warm water while the mixer is running. Keep mixing the dough until it forms a ball.
3. Once the dough is formed, turn the speed up to medium and knead for about 10 minutes.
4. Transfer the dough to a lightly oiled bowl and cover with a damp kitchen towel.
5. Let the dough rise for about an hour in a warm place until it has doubled in size.
6. After it has doubled in size, pull it out onto a floured surface and divide into two equal pieces.
7. Shape each piece into a round shape, cover and let them rest for about 30 minutes.
8. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
9. Place the loaves on a baking sheet and brush with milk or egg whites.
10. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the loaves sound hollow when tapped.
11. Allow the loaves to cool before slicing and serving.

This Sweet Sourdough Bread is a wonderful way to welcome in the flavors of the season with its unique blend of textures, flavors and smells. Whether you’re looking to complete a perfect picnic lunch or serve up a delicious breakfast and brunch, this sweet and sourdough bread dish is definitely a crowd-pleaser. And don’t forget to pair it with a delightful jam, honey or butter. Enjoy!