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!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
15 Min


  • 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


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

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Course/Dish: Biscuits

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