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sourdough buns

Sourdough Buns

This how-to guide will give you the steps you need to make your own Sourdough Buns.
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword Sourdough buns
Prep Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 7 hours
Servings 18 buns
Calories 228kcal
Cost $2-3


  • 3.5-inch ROUND CUTTER



  • 5 cups Flour (650g)
  • cups Sourdough Starter (active) (450g)
  • cup Milk (300g)
  • ¾ cup Water (175g)
  • ½ cup Butter (100g)
  • ¼ cup Honey (75g)
  • tsp Salt (10g)


  • Melt butter, add to large mixing bowl. Add honey, mix. Add milk and water, mix. Add starter, mix. Add flour and salt, mix for 2 minutes. Cover and let rest for 1 hour.
  • Stretch and fold the dough every 30 minutes for a total of 4 times. Covering dough after stretch and folds.
    Stretch & Fold: grab one side of the dough, while in the bowl, lift and fold over. Quarter turn the bowl and repeat this four times for each stretch and fold.
  • Preheat oven to 420° F.
  • Roll out dough ¾" thick on floured surface. Cut out 18 buns. Place buns on parchment paper lined baking trays. Bake for 30 minutes @ 420° F. Remove from oven and let rest until cool.
  • Put into container, paper bag, or freezer bag, ensuring to vent if the bags get moist.



Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 248mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg