Cowboy Sourdough Pancakes

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Miss Annie

This is a recipe I picked up from The Cowboy Cook-Off in Abilene, Texas. It is from the "cookie" who worked for the Pitchfork Ranch in 1988. It's easy and is done overnight. Prep time does not include sitting overnight. Cook time is however fast you griddle them.

Top Review by pumacreek

This is a wonderful recipe. I used all whole wheat pastry flour (Bob's Red Mill, very soft and good for substituting for white). These cook extremely fast - great for the cook and for feeding hungry people - the entire batch was done in a flash. They have a very light sourdough flavor, almost unnoticable in the pancakes, though you can smell it in the batter. They spread out well on the griddle, brown rapidly and evenly on both sides, are light, and sop up syrup nicely. A real crowd pleaser, I think. That's a ranch cook who obviously knows what he (she?) is doingI want more of his recipes. The house smelled great for quite a while after breakfast!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together flour, water, and yeast.
  2. Let sit overnight, covered, on counter.
  3. In the morning, add remaining ingredients and beat until thin.
  4. Cook fast on a hot, ungreased griddle.

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