14 Amazing Easter Sourdough Recipes to Brighten Your Spring Table

Sourdough recipes are for all seasons, and these sweet, springy recipes are perfect for sourdough Easter baking. In this list, you’ll find flaky Sourdough Pie Crusts, melt-in-your-mouth Dinner Rolls, and a show-stopping 3D Easter Bunny Cake that’s as tasty as it is adorable.

Wow your guests with one of these sourdough recipes for your Easter celebrations or any other spring get-together.. I hope you find a new favorite.

grid of 4 sourdough easter recipes
A 3D sourdough Easter bunny cake, dusted with powdered sugar, presented on a plate with decorative green Easter grass and colorful Easter eggs in the background.

Sourdough Easter Bunny Cake

Enhance your Easter celebration with a delightful and adorable 3D bunny cake, crafted from nutritious sourdough batter. Sure, there’s no shortage of Easter cake recipes, but this one stands out. It’s not just irresistibly cute in its 3D shape; it’s also scrumptiously tasty, with the unique twist of being made with sourdough. A perfect centerpiece for your Easter feast!

carrot cupcakes on cake stand with bite taken out

Sourdough Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Transform your discarded sourdough starter into these irresistibly sweet and moist carrot cupcakes. Topped with a lusciously simple cream cheese frosting, they are a treat without the distinct sourdough flavor.

A blueberry sourdough sweet roll in a baking dish, drizzled with white icing.

Blueberry Sourdough Sweet Rolls

Indulge in the fluffy and buttery goodness of blueberry sourdough sweet rolls. These rolls combine a sweet and tangy dough with a rich blueberry and brown sugar sauce, creating a delightful breakfast treat that’s sure to start your day on a sweet note.

overhead view of sourdough cake with vanilla frosting in 13 x 9 pan.

Sourdough Vanilla Cake

Experience the comfort of a classic vanilla cake, enhanced with the subtle tang of sourdough. This easy-to-make delight is perfectly paired with classic buttercream icing, offering a blend of traditional taste and sourdough twist.

An uncooked sourdough pie crust in a glass pie dish, showing a fluted edge and fork-pricked base.

Sourdough Pie Crust

Discover the culinary delight of a sourdough pie crust: tender, flaky, and rich with an all-butter base. This crust boasts a deep and satisfying flavor, making it an excellent use of your sourdough starter. It’s a versatile recipe, perfect for any pie you’re baking, be it sweet or savory

A golden-brown baked sourdough dinner roll on a white plate, with a piece being pulled apart to show its fluffy interior.

Easy, Soft Sourdough Dinner Rolls (no hand-kneading!)

Enjoy the ultimate comfort of soft, pillowy sourdough dinner rolls that literally melt in your mouth. Thanks to an overnight rise, the dough naturally undergoes bulk fermentation without the need for stretching, folding, or kneading. These rolls are not only incredibly easy to make but also make the perfect addition to any meal, especially during the holidays. Plus, a baker’s schedule is included to guide you every step of the way.

Freshly baked sourdough hot cross buns on a baking sheet, marked with traditional white icing crosses.


Sourdough Hot Cross Bun

Sourdough Hot Cross Buns are every bit as delightful as they sound. Soft and subtly sweet, they are the perfect baked treat to welcome the spring season. Crafting these buns, with their blend of spices, yeast, dried fruit, or candied peel, is a rewarding endeavor. Traditionally marked with simple crosses and enjoyed on Good Friday, these buns are a seasonal must-try, rich in both flavor and tradition.

A glazed sourdough bundt cake on a wooden serving stand.

Sourdough Bundt Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

The Sourdough Bundt Cake with Buttermilk Glaze is an exceptional choice for a snack cake. Its tangy-sweet buttermilk glaze delicately coats the cake, creating an ultra-thin, flavorful layer. Just a bit of sourdough discard elevates this ordinary cake into a delight.

Sourdough Hummingbird Muffins

Start your day with these delicious breakfast muffins, generously studded with pineapple and pecans and infused with hints of banana. A delightful morning treat that’s both nourishing and satisfying.

A slice of sourdough bread pudding on a plate, drizzled with golden syrup or honey.

SOURDOUGH BREAD PUDDING

If you’ve got leftover sourdough bread and aren’t sure what to do with it, look no further than this homemade sourdough bread pudding. It’s the ideal solution for turning your bread into a delectable dessert that everyone will love.

Lemon poppy seed muffins made with sourdough, displayed on a wooden cutting board with a lemon half nearby.

TANGY SOURDOUGH LEMON POPPY SEED MUFFINS

Packed with the zesty tang of lemon and the satisfying crunch of poppy seeds, these Sourdough Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are a must-bake! They’re not only scrumptious but also a fantastic way to utilize that sourdough starter you’ve been keeping in your fridge.

Sourdough blueberry scones with sugar topping, partially broken open to show the tender inside, on a pink plate.

Sourdough Blueberry Scones {Discard or Active Starter}

These scones offer the ideal balance of tenderness and lightness, complete with a perfect crust and a flaky inner crumb. These scones are a creative and delectable method to make use of your sourdough starter. Whether you have an active starter or some discard, both fit this recipe beautifully. The post includes detailed instructions for a prolonged fermentation period and even how to make your own self-rising flour.

Strawberry sourdough muffins in brown liners on a white cloth.

SOURDOUGH STRAWBERRY MUFFINS

These Sourdough Strawberry Muffins are a fantastic option for using your sourdough discard. The combination of sweet strawberries with the subtle tang from the sourdough creates a delightful harmony of flavors that’s simply irresistible.

Sourdough cinnamon rolls in a cast-iron skillet, generously topped with brown butter cream cheese frosting.

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

This Sourdough Cinnamon Roll recipe, featuring brioche dough, results in an irresistibly soft, fluffy, and pull-apart texture. Baked in a cast-iron skillet and topped with a decadent brown butter cream cheese frosting, these cinnamon rolls are elevated to a whole new level of deliciousness, making them some of the best sourdough cinnamon rolls you’ll ever taste

How to add easter decor to baked goods

Obviously, these decorated ideas won’t work for every recipe on this list! But adding some of these to your cakes or to tables to bring spring charm.

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  • Pastel Colors: Use pastel-colored icing, frosting, or food coloring to give your baked goods an Easter-themed palette. Shades of pink, blue, lavender, and mint green work beautifully.
  • Easter Sprinkles: Decorate cupcakes, cookies, or cakes with Easter-themed sprinkles. Look for shapes like bunnies, eggs, flowers, and chicks.
  • Edible Flowers: Top your baked treats with edible flowers like pansies, violets, or nasturtiums for a fresh and colorful look. Make sure the flowers are safe for consumption.
  • Mini Chocolate Eggs: Place small chocolate eggs, either wrapped or unwrapped, on top of cupcakes or cakes for a delightful surprise.
  • Coconut “Grass”: Create a bed of “grass” by dyeing shredded coconut with green food coloring. This works well for nest-themed decorations.
  • Fondant Shapes: Use fondant to create Easter-themed shapes like bunnies, chicks, or Easter eggs. Fondant can be molded into various designs and is perfect for cake toppers.
  • Ribbon and Bows: Tie pastel-colored ribbons or bows around cake tiers or cupcakes for a charming and elegant touch.
  • Royal Icing Designs: Decorate cookies with intricate royal icing designs such as Easter egg patterns, flowers, or Easter bunny silhouettes.
  • Colored Sugar: Sprinkle colored sugar crystals over icing for a simple yet effective decoration. You can create patterns or designs with different colors.
  • Marzipan Figures: Shape marzipan into Easter-themed figures like baby chicks or carrots to use as cake toppers.
  • Fresh Berries: Top desserts with fresh berries like strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries for a burst of color and flavor.
  • Mini Easter Baskets: Create mini edible Easter baskets using pretzel sticks and candy to hold small Easter eggs or candies.
  • Whipped Cream Nest: Pipe whipped cream in a nest shape and place chocolate eggs or colorful candies in the center as eggs.
  • Gold or Silver Dust: Add a touch of elegance with edible gold or silver dust, highlighting certain elements of your baked goods.
  • Confetti Sprinkles: Use confetti-style sprinkles to add a fun and festive look to cupcakes, cookies, or cakes.
  • Easter Stencils: Apply stencils with powdered sugar or cocoa powder to create intricate designs on the surface of your desserts.
  • Glazed Fruit: Brush apricot or fruit glaze on fresh fruit like kiwi slices or peach halves to give them a glossy sheen and enhance their appearance on cakes.

And remember there’s nothing wrong with a simple, classic presentation. You don’t need to add any of these.

grid of 3 easter sourdough recipes

Easter is a time for joy, family, and delightful food, and we hope these sourdough-inspired recipes bring all of that to your table. I wish you a joyful and delicious Easter celebration filled with love❤️.

14 Amazing Easter Sourdough Recipes to Brighten Your Spring Table

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