Quick and easy recipes for using leftover sourdough

For anyone with the odd crust or heel leftover why not turn it into something tasty.

Monday, 1st June 2020, 10:36 am
Updated Monday, 1st June 2020, 10:38 am
Paprika Bread Crust Chips

Jason’s Bread, the creators of the artisan sourdough ‘Ciabattin’ sliced loaf, and recipe writer, Beverley Hicks have teamed up to create three easy and delicious leftover bread recipes using Jason’s Bread.

They could not have come at a better time, with people across the nation rising to the challenge of becoming star sourdough bakers. These recipes are perfect for the heels and crusts still kicking about that could be transformed into a mouth-watering treat!

• Quantities are relative to how much bread you have leftover and taste preference.

Waffles

Paprika Bread Crust Chips

Recipe created by Beverley Hicks (@thelittlechelseakitchen)

Ingredients:

Leftover sourdough

Olive oil

Salt

Ground black pepper

Sweet smoked paprika

Method:

1) Preheat your oven to 180c/350f/Gas 4

2) Remove the crusts from thick slices of sourdough bread and place them in a bowl.

3) Drizzle over some olive oil and toss to evenly coat the bread crusts.

4) Sprinkle with salt, freshly ground black pepper and sweet smoked paprika and continue to toss.

5) Spread evenly onto a baking tray lined with kitchen foil and bake for 5 to 8 minutes until golden brown and crunchy.

Waffle Cinnamon Toast

Recipe created by Beverley Hicks (@thelittlechelseakitchen)

Ingredients (for 2 people):

2 slices of leftover sourdough

1 large Egg

2 tbsp caster sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Method:

1) Remove the crusts from thick slices of sourdough bread.

2) Whisk together the egg, sugar and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl

3) Dunk the bread slices into the egg mixture one at a time, and leave to soak for 5 minutes.

4) Remove the bread from the egg mixture and cook in a waffle maker (if you don’t have one, fry it in a pan for 5 minutes each side to make French Toast)

5) Drizzle over lots of maple-syrup and add your favourite toppings!

Bread Churros

Recipe created by Beverley Hicks (@thelittlechelseakitchen)

Ingredients (for 2 people):

2 slices of leftover sourdough

3 tbsp butter

2 tbsp caster sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

Nutella to serve

Method:

1) Remove the crusts and slice the remaining bread into sticks (use the

crusts for the Paprika Chips!)

2) Melt the butter in a pan and coat all sides of the breadsticks in butter. Fry

on all sides until crispy and golden.

3) Transfer the crispy breadsticks to a bowl of sugar and cinnamon and toss

to coat.

4) Serve with a small pot of Nutella!

Jason's sourdough 'ciabattin' sliced bread is available in M&S stores nationwide, RRP £1.80.

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