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Sourdough Waffles

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"I found a recipe for sour milk waffles in an old cookbook, and I modified it to make sourdough waffles. If you do not have a sourdough starter, substitute sour milk or buttermilk. I also changed the bacon drippings to applesauce to make this healthier. These come out of the waffle iron looking amazing - crispy on the outside and tangy and tender on the inside, and they smell like baking bread while cooking. Eat with lots of syrup if you prefer a sweeter waffle, as there is very little sweetener in this recipe."
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13 m servings 127
Original recipe yields 15 servings (15 waffles)


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  1. Grease and preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Mix sourdough starter and eggs in a bowl. Mix in flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Stir applesauce into the batter; mix well to combine.
  3. Pour 1/4 to 1/2 cup of the batter onto the preheated waffle iron. Bake until golden brown according to manufacturer's instructions, about 3 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The batter keeps in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 127 calories; 1.4 23.3 5.2 37 261 Full nutrition

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Good Recipe, it will be my go to base waffle recipe. I didn't have any applesauce so used greek yogurt and added a little more sweetener. I plan on trying it with; applesauce, cinnamon, ...