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Sour Cream Biscuits

Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 12 mins
Yield Makes 14 (2-inch) biscuits

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream

How to Make It

  1. Cut shortening into flour with a pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Add sour cream, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

  2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 3 or 4 times. Pat or roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch round cutter, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.

  3. Bake at 475° for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.