Delicious and Fluffy Sourdough Waffles

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Delicious and Fluffy Sourdough Waffles
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on December 03, 2023

These sourdough waffles are a delightful twist on the classic breakfast treat. Made with tangy sourdough starter, they are incredibly fluffy and have a unique flavor that will keep you wanting more. Perfectly crisp on the outside and light on the inside, these waffles are a crowd-pleasing breakfast option that you can enjoy with your favorite toppings.


  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sourdough starter, flour, milk, sugar, melted butter, eggs, baking soda, salt, and vanilla extract.
  2. Whisk everything together until you have a smooth batter.
  3. Let the batter sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes to allow the sourdough flavors to develop.
  4. Preheat your waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  5. Pour the batter onto the hot waffle iron, using about 1/2 to 3/4 cup of batter per waffle.
  6. Close the waffle iron and cook until the waffles are golden brown and crispy.
  7. Remove the waffles from the iron and serve immediately with your favorite toppings, such as maple syrup, fresh fruit, or whipped cream.

Interesting Facts

  • Sourdough waffles can be made with both unfed or discard sourdough starter, reducing waste.
  • The sourdough starter adds a tangy flavor to the waffles and helps create a light and fluffy texture.
  • Waffles are believed to originate from ancient Greece but became popular in America in the 18th century.
  • The use of sourdough starter in waffles adds extra nutrients and can make them easier to digest.