Plan a Sourdough Bread Bake Sale

Sourdough Bread Bake Sale Idea

Sourdough Bread Bake Sale Idea for National Sourdough Bread Day

Take advantage of National Sourdough Bread Day on April 1st for a bake sale opportunity. Use the national day notoriety to promote bread sales. Everyone will want a loaf to help celebrate the day!

This is a great fundraiser for church groups or school clubs, if there are members who like to bake. Have each member contribute a different kind of sourdough bread to ensure a variety of choices. For example, sourdough bread can be made in a round boule, in different types and sizes of loaves, or into dinner rolls. It can have different kinds of seeds on top. And, it can even be made with different types of flour, such as wheat or rye. And, don’t forget, you can make cinnamon rolls or sticky buns from sourdough, as well as other types of dessert and savory breads.

Feature many types of sourdough bread at your bake sale fundraiser!

Sourdough Varieties:

  • Round boules in different varieties
  • Rough loaves in different varieties
  • Pan baked loaves in different varieties
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Different flavors: white, wheat, rye, etc
  • Plain top
  • Seeded top
  • Flour top
  • Cinnamon rolls
  • Dessert breads and rolls
  • Savory breads and rolls

Use your imagination to come up with unique varieties. Sourdough bread will certainly sell well. Who can resist?! This bake sale might be hard work, but you’re sure to have a successful fundraiser.

Traditional Round Boule Sourdough Bread

Traditional Round Boule Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Rough Loaves

Sour Dough Rough Loaves, Plain and Seeded

Pan Baked Sourdough Loaves

Pan Baked Loaves of Sourdough

Different Flavors of Sourdough

Different Flavors of Sourdough

Sourdough Dinner Rolls

Sourdough Dinner Rolls

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Savory Sourdough Bread

Savory Sourdough Bread

Your Sourdough Bread Bake Sale

As you can see, there are many options for your sourdough bread bake sale. Just because all items are sourdough, doesn’t mean they have to be all the same. People can’t resist this yummy bread! Don’t all of these look wonderful? This idea is a unique fundraising opportunity, so get started now. You don’t have to wait for it’s national day, you can use this idea at any time of the year.

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How to Make Sourdough Bread

Below is a quick video about the basics of making a loaf sourdough bread. There are many tutorials on Youtube if you need them. Making sourdough is time consuming, but if all of your members participate and you make plans in advance, this can be a very successful fundraiser.

National Sourdough Bread Day

National Sourdough Bread Day, April 1

Find Out More About National Sourdough Bread Day, April 1

Read the article about Sourdough Bread Day, by, to find out more about the history of this national day and how you can celebrate it.

National Day Calendar Fundraiser

There is also a National Day Calendar Fundraiser! You could use this as an additional fundraiser during the month of April and offer it during your other fundraising campaigns.

Unique Opportunity for Fundraising

There are many unique opportunities for fundraising in April using National Days as a guide. See more ideas here: April National Days Fundraising Ideas

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