Sourdough Pancakes

If your family loves homemade sourdough bread, then they will love our sourdough pancakes. These filling pancakes are similar to buttermilk pancakes, they have a nice fluffy interior and a crispy exterior - pass the syrup!

Yield: Makes about 10 pancakes

Sourdough Pancakes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 cup prepared sourdough starter, allow to come to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup milk (2%)
  • 2 tbsp canola oil


  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. Whisk together egg, starter, milk and canola oil; stir into flour mixture until combined. Do not overmix. Batter will be thick.
  3. Using 1/4 cup batter for each pancake, spoon batter, spreading lightly, onto a lightly greased griddle over medium heat. Cook pancakes until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side.
Nutritional analysis per pancake:


141 calories, 3.8 g fat, 4.1 g protein, 22.5 g carbohydrate, 0.7 g fibre, 386 mg sodium