Instant Sour Dough Pancakes

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by MarshHen

This pancake recipe has become one of our favorites, not only because of how great they taste, but also because we make the batter the night before and it's ready to go the next morning. The grandboy's love these pancakes topped with apple pie filling with a touch of cinnamon mixed in before warming in the microwave. Note: Prep time does not include overnight setting time.

Top Review by pitterpatty

These pancakes have a much better flavour than your usual pancake mix, even better than the mixes from scratch. My grandma would make sour dough pancakes every Tuesday when I was growing up. Hers tasted more “sour.” Perhaps she would let the batter sit for an extra day or two, which is what I think I will try the next time I make it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The night before serving, place lukewarm water in a large mixing bowl and sprinkle on the yeast and stir until yeast is dissolved. Stir in the warm milk, melted butter, salt and sugar. Beat in the flour. Cover the bowl with a tea towel or plastic wrap and allow to sit out on the counter overnight.
  2. The next morning, beat in the eggs and baking soda.
  3. Preheat griddle and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Cook pancakes until lightly golden brown on both sides.
  4. Any leftover batter can be covered and stored in the fridge for three days.

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