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Sourdough Waffles. Crispy, Light, Delicious!

crisp, light, delicious sourdough waffles
5 from 3 votes


  • 5 tablespoons active sourdough starter fed within the last 12 hours
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly ground whole wheat flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger fresh or dry
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Combine the sourdough starter, milk, and whole wheat flour together in a bowl. Cover and let sit overnight (at least 12 hours is ideal).
  • The next morning, beat the eggs and milk until frothy. Add in the vanilla extract and melted butter. Mix to combine.
  • Add the baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt to the egg mixture.
  • Lastly, add the flour mixture in with the egg mixture. Stir gently until just combined.
  • Bake the waffles in a preheated waffle iron.
  • This recipe makes enough for 4-6 large waffles.