These sourdough pancakes are a perfect way to use up excess sourdough starter and create a delicious breakfast treat. The tangy flavor of the sourdough adds a unique twist to traditional pancakes, making them fluffy and flavorful. Enjoy these pancakes with your favorite toppings for a delightful morning meal.

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Serves: 4


  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sourdough starter, flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, and melted butter.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  4. Heat a griddle or non-stick skillet over medium heat and lightly grease with butter or oil.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto the griddle for each pancake and cook until bubbles form on the surface.
  6. Flip the pancakes and cook for another 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm with your favorite toppings such as maple syrup, fresh fruit, or whipped cream.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 200 || Total Fat: 7g || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 5g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The tangy flavor of the sourdough adds a unique twist to traditional pancakes
  2. Fluffy and flavorful texture
  3. Quick and easy to make
  4. A great way to use up excess sourdough starter
  5. Customizable with your favorite toppings

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter as it can result in tough pancakes
  2. Do not skip the baking soda as it helps the pancakes rise and become fluffy
  3. Avoid overcrowding the griddle or skillet, as it can make it difficult to flip the pancakes
  4. Be careful not to overcook the pancakes, as they can become dry and tough
  5. Avoid using cold ingredients, as it can affect the texture of the pancakes

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