Flaky Sour Cream Biscuits

Lynn Bowen


Our family loves sour cream & since I'm occasionally looking for ways to incorporate it into my recipes, I decided to try it in my biscuits. The result was a flaky, golden brown, soft on the inside delicious biscuit!


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15 Min
15 Min


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2 c
sifted all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
chilled butter
3/4 c
sour cream
1/4 c
1/4 c
melted butter for brushing biscuits

How to Make Flaky Sour Cream Biscuits


  • 1Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • 2In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt & baking soda.
  • 3Using a fork, cut in chilled butter until mixture resembles course cornmeal.
  • 4Blend in sour cream & milk until dough clings together.
  • 5On lightly floured surface, knead dough lightly.
  • 6Pat or roll out dough to about 1/2" thickness.
  • 7Cut out biscuits with floured biscuit cutter.
  • 8Place on baking sheet & bake 10-12 minutes.
  • 9Remove from oven & brush tops with melted butter.
  • 10Put back in oven about 5 minutes to let biscuits brown good.
  • 11Remove from oven & enjoy hot!!

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Course/Dish: Biscuits

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