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Classic Sourdough Waffles or Pancakes

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

Author: PJ Hamel

Classic Sourdough Waffles or Pancakes Recipe Classic Sourdough Waffles or Pancakes Recipe

Crisp, feathery light, and with a delightful, mild tang, these waffles evoke memories of Goldrush days in California, when sourdough pancakes, biscuits, and bread were served to miners morning, noon, and night. This recipe also makes great pancakes.

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Prep
Total
Yield
1 dozen 8" waffles or about 2 dozen medium pancakes
Nutrition information

Ingredients

Choose your measure:

Overnight sponge

Waffle or pancake batter

  • all of the overnight sponge
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  1. To make the overnight sponge, stir down your refrigerated starter, and remove 1 cup. Note: This is a good opportunity to feed the remainder, if necessary.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the 1 cup unfed starter, flour, sugar, and buttermilk.
  3. Cover and let rest at cool room temperature (about 65°F to 70°F) for about 12 hours, or overnight.
  4. In a small bowl or mixing cup, beat together the eggs, and oil or butter. Add to the overnight sponge.
  5. Add the salt and baking soda, stirring to combine. The batter will bubble.
  6. Pour batter onto your preheated, greased waffle iron, and bake according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  7. Serve waffles immediately, to ensure crispness. Or hold in a warm oven till ready to serve.
  8. Yield: 1 dozen 8" waffles or about 2 dozen medium pancakes.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 waffle or 2 pan
  • Servings Per Batch 12 waffles or 24 pan
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 190
  • Calories from Fat 50
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 300mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 6g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.