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🥞 Rye Sourdough Pancakes Recipe

Discover how to make delicious rye sourdough pancakes with this easy recipe from Hello Sourdough. Learn how to use your sourdough starter to create fluffy and flavorful pancakes.

Rye Sourdough Pancakes

You will need:

  • rye flour1 cup rye flour
  • sourdough starter1 cup sourdough starter, unfed
  • buttermilk1 cup buttermilk
  • egg1 large egg
  • granulated sugar2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • salt1/2 teaspoon salt
  • butterButter for cooking
  • maple syrupMaple syrup for serving


  1. Start by combining the rye flour, sourdough starter, and buttermilk in a large bowl. Mix them well and leave the mixture to rest overnight.
  2. In the morning, beat in the egg, sugar, baking soda, and salt into the mixture.
  3. Heat a griddle or skillet over medium heat and lightly grease it with butter.
  4. Pour 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake onto the griddle. Cook until bubbles form on the top, then flip and cook until browned on the other side.
  5. Serve the pancakes warm with a drizzle of maple syrup.


If you don't have buttermilk, you can substitute it with a mixture of milk and vinegar. Also, remember to feed your sourdough starter after using it.

Embark on a culinary adventure with our Rye Sourdough Pancakes recipe. This delightful breakfast option combines the tangy flavor of sourdough rye with the classic comfort of pancakes. The result? A morning treat that's both satisfying and packed with wholesome goodness.

Our recipe utilizes an unfed sourdough starter, which is a fantastic way to make use of your leftover sourdough starter. It not only reduces waste but also imparts a unique flavor that sets these pancakes apart from their traditional counterparts. And if you're wondering can I refrigerate sourdough pancake batter overnight, the answer is yes! This allows for a deeper flavor development and a more relaxed morning routine.

But the innovation doesn't stop there. If you're looking to explore beyond the realm of rye, why not try our sourdough discard pancakes? Or, for a sweet twist on a sourdough classic, our sourdough banana bread is a must-try. Each recipe offers a unique way to enjoy the versatility of sourdough.

Whether you're new to the world of sourdough or an experienced baker, these pancakes are a great way to start your day. They're not just a breakfast dish, they're a celebration of the art of sourdough baking. So, why not whip up a batch this weekend? You might just find your new favorite breakfast.

Remember, the key to great sourdough baking is a healthy, active starter. If you're looking for tips on maintaining a healthy sourdough starter, we've got you covered. Happy baking!