These sourdough pancakes are a delightful twist on the classic breakfast favorite. They are fluffy, tangy, and full of flavor. Perfect for a weekend brunch or a weekday treat, these pancakes are sure to be a hit with the whole family.

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 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  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, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not overmix.
  4. Heat a griddle or non-stick pan over medium heat and lightly grease with butter or oil.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto the griddle for each pancake. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Serve hot with your favorite toppings, such as maple syrup, fresh fruit, or whipped cream.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Fat: 9g || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 7g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The tangy flavor of the sourdough adds a unique twist to traditional pancakes.
  2. They are easy to make and perfect for using up excess sourdough starter.
  3. The fluffy texture and delicious taste make them a crowd-pleaser for breakfast or brunch.
  4. You can customize them with your favorite toppings for a personalized touch.
  5. They can be made in advance and reheated for a quick and convenient meal.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter, as this can result in tough pancakes.
  2. Make sure your griddle or pan is the right temperature before cooking the pancakes to ensure even browning.
  3. Do not overcrowd the griddle, as this can make it difficult to flip the pancakes and cook them evenly.
  4. Be careful not to overcook the pancakes, as this can dry them out and affect the texture.
  5. Serve the pancakes immediately after cooking for the best taste and texture.

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