Need some inspiration to use that sourdough starter you created? Here are a few of my favorite sourdough breakfast ideas.
You may know by now that I have a deep love of all things sourdough. But using sourdough at breakfast may be one of my absolute favorites.
I’m not a planner by nature, and many times, as long as I have a few basic ingredients, like eggs, milk, and sourdough starter, I can whip up a seriously delicious breakfast in no time flat.
Not only is it delicious, but also nutritious and highly filling. The perfect combination for what you need in a filling farm breakfast. You know, something to nourish your belly and keep you full while you are busy doing farm chores.
I know not everyone is doing farm chores, but everyone needs a filling breakfast. Here are 30+ sourdough breakfast ideas.
If you are totally new to sourdough, you can learn how to make a sourdough starter here.
30+ Sourdough Breakfast Ideas
Sweet Breakfast Ideas
There is literally nothing better than sourdough cinnamon rolls. Well, maybe chocolate rolls, but we are talking breakfast here. These are perfect for Christmas morning or just a fancy weekend breakfast or brunch.
Homemade (or store-bought) sourdough French bread is stuffed with a cream cheese, mascarpone, and blueberry filling, topped with a custard mixture, allowed to soak, and then baked the next day. Decadent, sweet, and creamy.
This “one pot” dish is super tasty. Butter, maple syrup, and cranberries are simmered together in a cast iron skillet, then diced homemade sourdough bread is added and a creamy custard poured over top. It is then baked to make the coziest breakfast, perfect for a winter morning.
A sourdough French toast recipe completely made from scratch. These slices of sourdough bread are soaked in a custard mixture, pan fried, and topped with your favorite toppings.
This decadent and deliciously sweet coffee cake has layers of sourdough vanilla cake and cinnamon filling, topped with brown sugar crumble.
Light and fluffy, these are the best sourdough donuts ever. The dough is prepared the night before, and in no time, you will be frying and glazing these delicious and warm donuts. The only problem is your kids may be begging for them just about every day.
A twist on a classic cinnamon roll, this variation includes pumpkin purée and pumpkin spice rolled up in a soft dough.
This is another family favorite that can be made in sooo many ways. Blueberry, cherry, pumpkin, strawberry, and peach cobbler are just a few. Is it dessert or breakfast? No one will know… unless you serve it with ice cream, then it might just be considered dessert.
The softest, most delicious enriched bread. Perfect for a holiday breakfast. Serve it up with some jam or marmalade or turn it into French toast.
Delicious and fluffy spiced buns – topped with raisins and a decorative cross, then smothered with an apricot glaze for added sweetness.
No-Wait Sourdough Breakfast Ideas
This recipe came together on something of a whim. I took my favorite thin crust sourdough pizza recipe and made it for breakfast. All you need is some of your breakfast favorites and sourdough starter. Sourdough discard or active, it doesn’t really matter.
Soft and thin pancakes are one of my favorites. All you need is sourdough starter, eggs, a little milk, and sugar. These are mixed together and cooked to perfection. Add your favorite fillings – sweet or savory.
This is our favorite go-to pancake recipe that can be whipped together in just minutes. Try this buckwheat version for a gluten free option.
These homemade sourdough waffles are crispy on the outside, and nice and fluffy on the inside.
A delicious puff pancake with a soft center, made healthier with fermented grains.
Crispy, sourdough cheddar waffles start with my classic waffle recipe and raises it up a notch with cheese. A serious game changer for a breakfast sandwich.
Savory Sourdough Breakfast Ideas
One of the most popular recipes on the Farmhouse On Boone site, this recipe is a staple in our household. Start it the night before and have a delicious English muffin in the morning. We love to make breakfast sandwiches with these.
Breakfast Burritos with Sourdough Tortillas
Make some yummy fermented tortillas and fill them up with your favorite breakfast burrito toppings: sausage, beans, cheese, eggs, salsa, etc. Wrap them up and enjoy. You can even make them in advance and freeze for later.
This recipe starts off with my favorite homemade sourdough bread, then is combined with eggs, sausage, milk, cheese, and a few other ingredients to make a yummy, protein-packed recipe.
Everything you love in a bagel: chewy, crusty, dense, with the deliciously tangy sourdough flavors. Make them sweet or savory for an amazing breakfast.
Everything good in a biscuit, these buttery and fluffy sourdough biscuits are so flavorful and tender. Serve them up with butter or jam, or turn them into a yummy breakfast sandwich. It is up to your imagination.
This takes our family’s favorite sourdough biscuit recipe and pairs it with a creamy sausage gravy for that perfect hearty breakfast.
Sourdough “Quick” Breads And Muffins
A light and fluffy sourdough blueberry muffin with a punch of lemony goodness. These are perfectly sweetened making them an easy, make-ahead breakfast.
This light and fluffy sourdough banana bread is a simple and classic recipe full of banana flavor. Make it as a quick bread, or long-ferment it for better digestibility and more nutrients.
A moist and sweet banana bread base with orange and cranberry flavors bursting throughout. Make the day before to have something super easy and quick to serve in the morning.
A double chocolate sourdough batter is mixed up with shredded zucchini and hints of orange to make a rich and decadent muffin. It is a great way to enjoy all those zucchinis you are picking from the garden.
I hope you get some great breakfast ideas to use up that sourdough starter!