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Sourdough pumpkin pancakes on a plate with a small pumpkin in the background

Sourdough Pumpkin Pancakes

Sourdough Pumpkin Pancakes that can be made with discard sourdough starter. Soft, slightly sweet and slightly chewy, these sourdough pumpkin pancakes is a family favourite. The gentle warming spices bring comfort and warmth as the wheather cools down and seasons change.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • Cast Iron Skillet


  • 1 cup sourdough starter (not active)
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder (optional)
  • 1+1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg


  • mix all wet ingredients into a large mixing bowl
  • add the pumpkin puree
  • add dry ingredients and spices
  • mix well and heat the skillet or pan
  • melt butter or coconut oil
  • spoon 1+1/2 tbs of batter into the pan for each pancake
  • fill the pan with batter and cook pancakes until golden brown
  • flip to finish cooking then place onto a serving plate
Keyword Pumpkin Pancakes, Sourdough