Finished low carb sour cream biscuits in an earthenware bowl with a black and white towel over the top

Low Carb Sour Cream Biscuits

These easy sour cream drop biscuits got together quickly and, since you spoon out the dough, there's no mess! Low carb and gluten free - adapted from a Depression Era cookbook.
Course Bread
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 189kcal
Author Marye


  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seed
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Swerve
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter , melted
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 2 tablespoons water , more as needed


  • Preheat oven (and iron skillet if using) to 450F.
  • Mix the almond flour, coconut flour, hemp seed, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sweetener if you're using it.
    MIxing dry ingredients for low carb sour cream biscuits
  • Beat the egg and mix it with the sour cream, melted butter, cream, and water.
    Beat the egg and mix with sour cream for the low carb sour cream biscuits
  • Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients using gentle strokes.
    Mixing the wet and dry ingredients for low carb sour cream biscuits
  • Once the ingredients are completely mixed to a soft dough set aside.
    Make a soft dough for sour cream biscuits and set aside.
  • Brush the hot skillet with butter or bacon grease.
  • Scoop biscuits out onto the skillet.
    uncooked sour cream biscuits in a skillet
  • Return the skillet to the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes before eating.
    Baked sour cream biscuits with golden brown tops in a skillet
  • Serve warm with butter or favorite low carb topping.
    close up of a low carb sour cream biscuit with golden brown top


Freeze well.


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 1.4mg