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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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

Notes

Freeze well.

Nutrition

Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4.5% | Vitamin C: 0.1% | Calcium: 10.8% | Iron: 7.5%