Kefir Sourdough Waffles

The night before you want the waffles you will need to make a levain and let it sit out overnight. In the morning it will be ready. We used a Belgian waffle bowl maker, but you can use any type of waffle maker or make this into pancakes too! This is my favorite sourdough waffle recipe. Top with some kefir and maple syrup for a yummy treat!
Course: Breakfast

Ingredients

Levain (to be made the night before)

Batter (to be made the next morning)

Instructions

Levain (to be made the night before)

  • Weigh 4 ounces of sourdough starter into a glass jar or bowl.
  • Stir in the flour.
  • Stir in kefir and mix thoroughly until combined. It will be pretty thick.
  • Cover bowl with lid or plastic wrap and set aside for at least 8 hours.

Batter (to be made the next morning)

  • Whisk all ingredients in a separate bowl.
  • Add this mixture to your sourdough levain mixture all at once.
  • Stir thoroughly: you don’t want streaks of unmixed sourdough in your batter. The batter will start to swell from the baking soda acting with the kefir and sourdough.
  • Pre-heat your waffle iron and cook according to your manufacturers instructions. My waffles take about 3 to 5 minutes.