Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

This recipe uses a cup of sour dough starter. What a great start to the day! =)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The night before: Mix 1 cup starter with the flour and milk in a large, nonreactive bowl.
  2. Place the bowl in a warm place, cover and let it stand until morning.
  3. When ready to cook add egg, oil, salt, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, to sour dough Mix well Heat a lightly greased griddle or skillet over medium heat (375*F- 190*C).
  4. Griddle is ready when a few drops of water skitter.
  5. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle.
  6. Cook pancakes until surface is covered with bubbles and appear dry around the edges.
  7. Turn until the other side is golden brown.
Most Helpful

I made as directed and was pleased with the results; they were plenty sweet enough for us - maybe even a little to much after adding warm maple syrup. Went together easy, with good directions. Puffed up nice and had a soft texture with a good sourdough flavor.

Bonnie G #2 October 27, 2013

These pancakes were not sweet at all and had a bland flavor, even after I added blueberries and vanilla. This was not my favorite sourdough recipe.

Bobbin July 03, 2009

I need to rate this recipe because I keep losing it. It has become my go-to recipe for sourdough pancakes. I don't know what 12 people you are serving but I make it for the two of us and we have it for two meals.

Kathy!! May 15, 2009