Quick Sourdough Bread Recipe (40 Minutes!)
The easiest sourdough bread recipe! Soft, fluffy sourdough bread with a golden-brown crust. This quick sourdough bread recipe is subtly sweet, loaded with nutrients, and bursting with flavor from activated ancient and heritage grains. All you need is one pouch of Jesha’s Bakery Activated Sourdough Bread & Muffin Mix. This is the best sourdough quick bread recipe!
One of my favorite ways to enjoy this bread is with mashed avocado and a squeeze of lemon or toasted with butter and a fried egg (or two!). Our sourdough baking mix is lightly sweetened with coconut sugar which pairs well with the creaminess of the avocado and brightness of lemon.
This quick sourdough bread is nutritious, gut-friendly, and perfect for your favorite open-faced toasts or enjoy as is. The basis for this recipe is simple: all you need is one pouch of Jesha’s Bakery Activated Sourdough Bread & Muffin Mix and a few additional ingredients you will have around your kitchen. Our mix blends wholesome ingredients like ancient whole grain spelt, heritage whole wheat, and coconut sugar. It's also been naturally fermented with sourdough starter for optimal nutrition and gut health. You’ll love making this bread for toasts with nut butter and jam, mashed avocado, or simply with a dollop of grass-fed butter. Plus, you can make it in less than 45 minutes!
Why is this quick sourdough bread recipe so healthy?
Not only is this sourdough bread so flavorful (thanks to high-quality grains!), but it’s nutritious and packed with more nutrients than your average loaf of bread. Between the high-quality activated whole grains, ancient grains, healthy fats from coconut oil, and pastured eggs – they are bursting with flavor and a great source of protein, dietary fiber, and healthy complex carbs. The loaf of bread contains micronutrients like B-vitamins, iron, zinc, magnesium, and powerful antioxidants from whole grains and lactic acid bacteria.
This quick sourdough bread is:
- Vegan Friendly
- Low in sugar
- Super Flavorful
If you are looking for artisan sourdough bread, this is not it. This recipe is for when you want a quick loaf of bread with all the same health benefits as traditional sourdough bread. Even though it’s easy to make – it’s just as nutritious and delicious. I recommend toasting two thick slices and topping with your favorites like almond butter, fruit preservatives, grass-fed butter or ghee, and a fried egg.
I want Sourdough Bread, but I don’t have a sourdough starter
No need to have a sourdough starter for this recipe! Our mix has is naturally fermented with sourdough starter for optimal nutrition and gut health. This is a quick sourdough bread recipe you can enjoy any time (45 minutes for prep and bake time!). You only need one bowl, a few essential ingredients, and a pouch of our Activated Sourdough Bread & Muffin Mix to make this quick sourdough bread.
How is our Bread Mix "Activated"?
Our Sourdough Bread & Muffin Mix has is naturally fermented with sourdough culture for optimal nutrition and gut health. “Activating” through fermentation is a traditional process that transforms the grains in our baking mixes into their most nutritious, digestible, and nourishing form - what we refer to as "activated grains."
Quick Sourdough Bread FAQs
How can I make this sourdough bread recipe vegan?
Simply swap the pastured eggs for flax or chia eggs or your favorite egg replacer. If you opt for flax eggs, just mix 1 tbsp of ground flax seeds (or flaxseed meal) and 3 tablespoons of water. Stir with a fork until combined and let it rest for 10 - 15 minutes. Once your mixture has become congealed like jelly, it is ready to use!
Is the bread dairy-free?
Yup. I used water. However, you can use non-dairy milk or milk as a replacement.
How to store sourdough bread?
It’s best to store homemade sourdough bread in the fridge once it's completely cool. Store as is or pre-slice and place in a storage container. It should last 5 - 7 days in the fridge.
How to freeze sourdough bread?
Either store as is or pre-slice your bread and seal in a container or freezer bag. I like to pre-slice my bread and store it in the freezer. In the morning, I will take out a slide or two and warm it in my toaster oven. Bread should last three months or more in the freezer.
How to reheat sourdough bread?
The best way to reheat your bread or slices of bread is in the toaster oven or toaster! This will ensure every bite is still moist. Toast as you usually would or warm in your toaster oven for 5 - 6 minutes at 350f.
Favorite Ways to Top Sourdough Bread
It’s the perfect quick bread to enjoy any time of day. Have a thick slice for breakfast with peanut butter and jam, top with avo and a fried egg for lunch, or as a snack with some almond butter and cacao nibs. I also cannot stop eating this sourdough bread for breakfast every morning, either on its own, warmed up a bit, or with a spoonful of melty almond butter on top.
Sourdough Bread with fruit preserves, almond butter, and cinnamon
A refined version of the classic PB&J. Try your bread toasted so that the almond butter melts into the jam! A sprinkle of cinnamon is required.
Sourdough Bread with Ghee and Fried Egg
I love the deep and rich flavors of ghee! For an energizing breakfast, sear a slice of sourdough bread in ghee and top with a crispy fried egg and pepper to taste.
Sourdough Bread with Almond Butter and Yogurt
Take a warm slice of bread and top with one heaping tablespoon of almond butter and a dollop of your favorite yogurt. I’m loving Coco June’s Coconut Yogurt right now.
Sourdough Bread with Mashed Avocado and Lemon
Top toasted sourdough bread with mashed avocado, micro-greens, and a light squeeze of lemon. Pepper to taste.
Sourdough Bread with Peanut Butter and Cacao Nibs
This was my go-to breakfast for a while (omelet on the side). I top a thick slice of quick sourdough bread topped with creamy peanut butter and a sprinkle of cacao nibs on top.
What you’ll need to make this Quick Sourdough Bread
- Jesha’s Bakery Activated Sourdough Bread & Muffin Mix
- Eggs - I used pastured eggs from Vital Farms
- Water - Or you can use a non-dairy or dairy milk
- Melted Coconut Oil - You can also use melted ghee or butter, olive oil, or avocado oil
How to Make Quick Sourdough Bread
Thanks to our Activated Sourdough Bread & Muffin Mix, this recipe is so easy to make (and no sourdough starter required!).
- Preheat the oven to 375°F and line or grease an 8x4” loaf pan.
- In a medium bowl, whisk eggs. Then add water or milk of choice and ⅓ cup of melted oil. Stir or whisk together until ingredients are combined.
- Pour the entire JB Sourdough Bread & Muffin Mix pouch into the bowl and stir in until combined.
- Add to your lined or greased loaf pan.
- Bake at 375°F for 30 - 35 minutes, or a toothpick comes out clean.
- Allow the sourdough bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then slice, and enjoy!