Healthy Homemade Sourdough Texas Roadhouse Sweet Bread Recipe

Step into the heart of every homestead, where you live a little more simply and the kitchen is a place of pure, wholesome magic. Today, we embark on a journey to create something truly special - a Sweet Sourdough Texas Roadhouse-style bread that's as fluffy as a cloud, as sweet as a summer day, healthy, and surprisingly doesn't have that typical sourdough tang.

The Homestead Baker's Secret: Sourdough Sweetness

In the world of homesteading, there's an undeniable charm in crafting your own bread, and when you add a touch of sourdough to the mix, the result is nothing short of extraordinary. Not having to use store-bought highly processed yeast, but instead your natural yeast called sourdough starter. Now, imagine achieving all of that without relying on refined sugars but instead opting for the natural sweetness of honey or maple syrup.

Embracing the Sourdough Symphony

At the heart of my homestead-inspired recipe lies the star of the show - an active sourdough starter. A bustling community of wild yeasts and friendly bacteria, this living culture brings a symphony of flavors and textures to our bread. But fear not, fellow homesteaders! There's no tang here; instead, we're greeted with a harmonious blend of sweet perfection, creating the perfect melody for our taste buds.

Homestead Happiness: Kneading, Rising, and Baking

Sourdough may seem intimidating to many and thats all because of these boutique type homesteaders or bakers literally OVER-COMPLICATE it! I can't tell yall enough how simple this is. Sourdough is so simple and easy, they key is timing and giving it time to do it's thing. 

When making this bread and any bread with sourdough starter, the key is in the rise. Give your bread time to rise. Sourdough take anywhere between 8-12 hrs to make it's 1st rise...thats the timing thing. Dont over rise it or it'll deflate your bread. So when making this bread, keep the timing in mind. Thats literally the only key, so dont overwhelm yourself cuz its ridiculously easy!

Homemade and Healthy

In the realm of homesteading, it's all about embracing a healthier alternative without compromising on flavor. Using honey or maple syrup instead of refined sugar not only enhances the sweetness but also aligns with the homestead philosophy of wholesome, healthy living.

So, whether you're a seasoned homesteader, baker or a curious soul just starting on your bread-making journey, this recipe proves to be a game changer to sourdough. Savor the sweetness, revel in the fluffy texture, and let your homestead spirit infuse every bite. It's time to bring a touch of Texas Roadhouse magic to your very own kitchen, one sweet sourdough slice at a time.

Get ready to embrace the homestead baker within you – where every roll tells a story, and every bite is a celebration of simplicity and flavor. 

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Sourdough Texas Roadhouse-Style Sweet Bread

Yield: 1 Bread Loaf or 12 Rolls | Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook Time: 40 Minutes | Rise Time: 12 Hours | Total Time: 13 Hours



  1. Add the starter, buttermilk, honey/maple in the stand mixer and mix until combined without clumps
  2. Add vanilla, egg, salt until combined
  3. Mix in the butter and flour switching to the dough hook and mix until you have a smooth and elastic dough (its ok if its still a little sticky), takes About 5 minutes.
  4. Place dough in a lightly greased bowl and cover with a towel & place in a warm draft-free area (I use our oven)
  5. Allow to rise overnight. About 8-12 hours.
  6. For a bread loaf; take dough and fold in half 3 times then either place in a lightly greased bread pan OR mold into a rectangle shape like a loaf of bread and place on a baking sheet.
  7. For rolls; Divide dough into 12 even rolls and place in a greased 9×13 baking dish.
  8. Cover with a towel and allow to rise until doubled. About 1-3 hours depending on the temperature of your home.
  9. Once the dough has doubled for the loaf of bread; Bake for 35-55 minutes at 375 degree (depends on your bread, if its a little more sticky it will need to cook longer) 
  10. For the rolls; Bake for 20-25 minutes at 375 until the rolls are golden in color.
  11. Cool and enjoy!


***Try this recipe out and show & tell your creations! Tell us how you liked it nd if you made any changes to the recipe to make it your own! Enjoy y'all!

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