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Sourdough Waffles

Crispy, crunchy waffleiciousness!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Sourdough
Servings: 8 waffles
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Cery


  • 1 cup sourdough starter does not need to be bubbly and active
  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 Tbsp organic brown sugar packed
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 large eggs


  • Put flour, brown sugar, sea salt, and baking soda in large bowl. Mix briefly.
  • Add sourdough starter, eggs, buttermilk and melted butter. Mix thoroughly.
  • Adjust batter thickness by adding either buttermilk or flour.
  • Preheat your waffle iron for 10-15 minutes.
  • Pour 1/2 to 3/4 cups of batter on the hot waffle iron and close the lid.
  • Let cook for 3-5 minutes until golden brown and crisp.
  • Serve with lots of butter and your favorite syrup or fruit.


For a traditional soaked, sourdough waffle, mix all ingredients except eggs and baking soda in a large bowl.  Adjust batter thickness by adding milk or flour.  Cover and let sit for 8-14 hours or overnight.  Add eggs and baking soda and mix thoroughly.  And continue with the above directions.


Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 477mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 472IU | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg