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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Work For Me Wednesday and Easy Sour Cream Biscuits

I found this biscuit recipe in a cookbook I checked out at our library. I know, how am I ever going to get through all my cookbooks if I keep getting them from the library! I just have a thing for cookbooks! I love reading them, especially if they have pictures! Is that an addiction? Hmm, I'll have to think about that!

Anyway, these were really easy to make. They called for 1 cup of self rising flour, and I don't have any so I got out my little chart and it said to use 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt for every cup of flour as a replacement for self rising flour. So if you ever need to convert a recipe there's a good tip to keep. I have it posted on the inside of my baking cupboard. So, that's my Work For Me Wednesday tip!

I just tasted one of these now that it's sat in a baggie all night, and it taste a lot better than a regular baking powder biscuits that's a day old. I'll definitely be making these again!

Sour Cream Biscuits

1 cup flour, if you use self-rising flour, omit the baking powder and salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream

In a bowl whisk flour, baking powder and salt. Mix in sour cream with a fork until it starts coming together. Plop it all onto a floured counter and form it into a ball. Don't knead it or mess with it to much. Pat it out to about 3/4 inch thick. Cut out biscuits. I got about 6. Bake at 425 for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Serve with butter and jam.

Now cruise on over to We Are That Family and see what everyone else is up to!


Frieda said...

I'm always looking for a good biscuit recipe. You can't go wrong with sour cream~

Jennie said...

Must have been a biscuity kinda day yesterday, I made some too :) If I have enough sour cream left over after I make that ice cream I'm going to try these. Love ya!

dana said...

I'm so glad you tried out the cards! They are my new standard for any gift now :).
PLEASE send me a link when you upload them!
And thanks for stopping by MADE :)
- dana