Sourdough Waffles (or Pancakes) and Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

I recently took my sourdough starter out of hibernation to share with a friend. When I directed her to the recipes I have up on the site I realized I was missing one of the most basic: Sourdough Waffles and/or Sourdough Pancakes.

Oh, twist my arm to have to make some to take photos. No one in this house will object, we love them.

Sourdough Waffles or Sourdough Pancakes - basic recipe for homemade pancakes or waffles using sourdough starter.

These are ridiculously simple to make, add some egg, sugar and oil to sourdough starter mix in a dash of baking soda and cook like any other pancake or waffle. The waffles come out so incredibly crispy and light, and the pancakes are thin tangy circles of love!

To make sourdough you need sourdough starter. The best way to get starter is to see if a friend already has some and is willing to share with you like I was. You only need a few tablespoons added to some flour and water and soon you will have a beautiful bubbling pot.

bubbling sourdough pot

I could write out directions for the care and feeding of sourdough starter, but the folks at Sourdough Home have already said everything I would say. If you don’t have a friend with starter, don’t worry, they have directions for starting your own. It will take awhile to get your starter nice and tangy, but you will have it forever if you care for it properly.

Sourdough Waffles (or Pancakes)

Serves 4
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 20 minutes
Meal type Breakfast
Sourdough Waffles or Pancakes: basic recipe for making tangy sourdough pancakes.


  • 1 cup Sourdough starter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda (dissolved in 1 tablespoon water)


Sourdough pancakes are supposed to be thin and light. Do not be tempted to add more flour to the batter or you will reduce the delicious sourdough taste.


Heat waffle iron or griddle.
In a glass or plastic bowl, combine sourdough starter, sugar, oil, egg and salt until smooth.
Add baking soda dissolved in water and fold gently. Batter should be thin!
Cook as you would any other waffle or pancake recipe.


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Until next time, happy eating.


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  1. Cynthia L

    Your waffles look yummy! We love waffles on a Sunday Morning. Thanks for hosting a great party!

    1. Audrey

      Thanks, Cynthia.

  2. Easy Peasy Life Matters

    These Sourdough Waffles look so light and fluffy! Yum! Thanks so much for hosting 🙂 Have a great week!
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    1. Audrey

      Thanks for your support of the party every week.

  3. Wendy @ Wholistic Woman

    Yum! I’ve been wanting to get back into sourdough.
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    1. Audrey

      I grew up on it so I may be partial, but I think it is THE BEST! 🙂

  4. Haley Bradley

    I used to use Sourdough starter for pancakes and coffee cake. It was amazing! I miss it and may have to start some up again.
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    1. Audrey

      Thanks for the reminder, my son’s aide wants some starter so I have to make her a little pot.

  5. GiGi Eats

    Not a huge sour dough kinda girl but….. Maple syrup makes EVERYTHING taste amazing!

    1. Audrey

      The difference between living in Northern and Southern California, I guess. Sourdough is life in the Bay Area.

  6. Kelly @RaisingSamuels

    These look super yummy! Thanks for sharing this great recipe 🙂

    1. Audrey

      It is one of our favorites in this house, both the waffles and the pancakes

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