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4.96 from 22 votes

Sourdough Cinnamon Muffins

You will love this recipe using sourdough starter!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Sourdough Cinnamon Muffins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sourdough starter


  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a large mixing bowl.  Add melted butter, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla extract, milk and egg. Mix well with a spoon. Pour in sourdough starter and mix with spoon.
  • Spray a large six cup muffin tin or a 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray.  Fill cups 1/2 full.  Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 17 to 20 minutes.
  • Makes 6 large muffins or 12 regular muffins


I add a pinch of cinnamon and sugar to tops of muffins before I cook them but this is optional.