Sourdough English Muffins shown in a blue bowl on a tea towel.

Sourdough English Muffins

I love the flavor the sourdough lends to these English muffins.

Course Breads, fermented
Cuisine American
Keyword sourdough English muffins, sourdough recipes, traditional
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 94 kcal
Author Cultured Palate



  1. Place sourdough starter in mixing bowl and add kefir (or milk).
  2. Add flour and mix thoroughly.
  3. Cover with saran wrap and allow the dough to proof until it doubles - this takes 12 - 18 hours.
  4. After the dough has proofed, add sea salt, baking soda and honey. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Knead the dough on a lightly floured counter for a few minutes.
  6. Roll the dough out to 1 inch thickness and cut into 2 - 2 1/2 inch muffins.
  7. Place muffins on a baking sheet, cover and allow to rest for 1 hour.
  8. Heat skillet to medium on the stove top.
  9. Working with a few muffins at a time, cook on each side for about 5 minutes and flip.
  10. Serve and Enjoy!
  11. Keep uneaten muffins (if there are any!) in the refrigerator or freezer.

Recipe Notes

Tips For Making Sourdough English Muffins
Nutrition Facts
Sourdough English Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 94 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 309mg13%
Potassium 72mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.