25 Homemade Sour Cream Recipes

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These sour cream recipes are great ways to make use of the last bit of sweet cream you have.

From pancakes to chicken, sour cream is a fantastic addition to many dishes.

If you aren’t already using sour cream in your baked goods, it’s time to start.

 It gives your cakes and cookies a wonderful tang that is unmatched.

Sour cream is an excellent alternative to heavy cream when you want to make biscuits or cakes lighter and fluffier.

And it’s an amazing sauce ingredient.

 It adds so much flavor, but it’s also light and fluffy (think of a meringue).

So, if you want something scrumptious for dinner tonight, try one of these sour cream recipes!

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1. Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Have a cup of coffee and a slice of warm, fluffy, buttery sour cream coffee cake? You’re in for a treat.

Cream cheese frosting is topped with sweet chocolate chips.

It pairs perfectly with the fluffy but dense cake, making it feel like you’re eating something right out of the oven.

I recommend serving this with some fresh berries to make it extra special.

2. Easy Homemade Sour Cream

You won’t believe how creamy these are without a single whipped cream topping.

They’re super soft and fluffy, and the easiest way to make them is with a hand mixer.

I like to use a whisk attachment because it gives you more time to reach all those air bubbles.

It also helps you mix any lumps out of the batter before adding the milk.

Of course, if that’s too much trouble, just add it all in one go and watch as they turn into silky smooth custard.

3. Sour Cream Pancakes

Sour cream pancakes have lots of amazing flavors.

 They’re crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, and oh-so-moist.

They’re great with a variety of toppings, including maple syrup and fresh fruit.

And they’re ideal when you want something with a touch of sweetness to wake up your morning!

The best part: these sour cream pancakes take just 40 minutes to make, so they’ll be ready in no time.

4. Sour Cream And Onion Chicken

Sour cream and onion chicken is a delicious side dish for any meal.

 It’s an easy way to add flavor to your meals, and it’s sure to be a hit with your family.

This recipe tastes like a cross between chicken Parmesan and chicken Alfredo.

The sour cream adds tanginess and richness to the dish, while the onions add crunch.

It takes just 30 minutes to make, so you can whip up this savory dish anytime you want!

5. Apple Sour Cream Cake

If you love apple pie and apple cider but hate the wait, this is the recipe for you.

You’ll only need five ingredients and only about 30 minutes to make it.

It’s tender, crumbly, moist, and wonderfully spiced.

 Plus, it has a fantastic apple flavor that works well with both cinnamon and nutmeg.

Top it with a dollop of vanilla ice cream, if you like.

 Or try it as is!

6. Sour Cream Noodle Bake

I’m usually very skeptical of beans, but if there were a bean dish that genuinely made me feel like a kid again, this would be it.

It has everything you love about baked beans, minus the dried-out texture.

They’re rich and full of flavor thanks to the mustard powder and hot sauce mix.

 And they soak up all those wonderful flavors from the chicken broth!

The sour cream gives the whole thing an almost creamy finish that I just can’t get enough of.

7. Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken

Sour cream is a great touch to chicken, and it adds so much flavor.

If you love sour cream, this recipe is for you!

The breasts are coated in a tasty-sounding apple and sausage mixture before being baked to perfection.

Serve with rice or an egg over pasta for the ultimate meal.

8. Sour Cream Pound Cake

The frosting on this cake is just as rich and decadent as the cake itself, but it’s lighter, more refreshing.

They’re both terrific desserts in their own right, but this pound cake is a little easier for me to eat.

Plus, I love the combination of super yummy vanilla cream cheese frosting with sweet and buttery sour cream.

I also like that it uses green food coloring in the batter to make it look more like an actual candy bar!

9. Easy Tzatziki Sauce With Sour Cream

If you’ve never tried tzatziki before, I highly recommend adding it to your weekly meal rotation.

This is a Greek yogurt-based sauce that has all of the freshness and tanginess of mayo but without all of the fat or sugar!

It’s sweet, creamy, tart, salty, and an absolute must-try for any party or summer BBQ.

Toss this with some cucumber slices on a baguette for a delicious snack.

 Or try using it as an ingredient in Middle Eastern dishes like tabouli.

10. Easy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken and sour cream go together like peanut butter and jelly.

 How can you go wrong? These enchiladas are a fall-back every time!

The chicken filling is mixed with thickened corn tortillas, smothered in cheese, and baked to perfection.

I love these because they don’t require tons of ingredients.

 You could always make the chicken filling ahead of time and reheat it in the oven if you need a last-minute dinner.

11. Sour Cream & Chive Mashed Potatoes

This recipe combines buttery mashed potatoes with creamy sour cream and grated cheese.

It’s a great way to get all the flavor of these two classic ingredients in one dish.

You won’t need to worry about any special skills when it comes to this recipe because it requires very few ingredients.

The combination of sour cream, chives, and cheddar gives the potatoes a tasty bite that is hard not to love.

Serve them with some salted caramel for an extra layer of delectable goodness!

12. Easy Sour Cream Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins are another great way to start the day.

 But these sour cream and blueberry muffins are infinitely better.

They’re fluffy, soft, sweet, and full of flavor.

 They have just the right amount of tanginess from the blueberries.

And they feature a simple but delicious glaze that makes them show off every last bit of their goodness.

Serve these for breakfast or brunch with a nice cup of coffee and enjoy!

13. Sour Cream Double Chocolate Muffins

These double chocolate muffins are so good you’ll want to take them to work!

They’re tender and fluffy with just the right amount of sweetness.

The mix of melted chocolate and sour cream adds a wonderful flavor contrast in every bite.

And I love that you can use any type of chocolate wrappers for these, including Oreos, mini-marshmallows, or even your favorite cookies.

14. Sour Cream Banana Bread

If you’re looking for a way to add more flavor to your banana bread, try this recipe.

With this recipe, you can make a soft and moist banana bread without compromising taste.

It features sweet bananas, tangy blueberries, and soft nutmeg.

 Great job!

15. Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

I love pound cakes and have a huge collection of recipes on my phone.

 However, I’ve never tried one with lemon filling until now.

I’m not a big fan of citrus desserts, but this cake is delicious.

It’s light and moist with the perfect balance of tangy and sweet.

The tart lemon halves are the perfect finishing touch!

16. Grandma’s Sour Cream Sugar Cookies Recipe

This recipe is a little different than the ones above.

Unlike us, they don’t have any of the buttery, sweet taste that you get from using butter.

 They taste more like cookies.

And while they’re not quite as soft and melt-in-your-mouth as those, they are just as tasty.

These are made with no flour and just sugar, so you won’t get much in the way of moisture or sweetness.

However, you can add chocolate chips if you prefer them sweeter or make them a bit thicker to dip in chocolate.

17. Sour Cream And Onion Pasta

This dish is the perfect example of what a family dinner should look like.

 It’s a feast for the senses and tastes so good, you’ll want to eat it again.

It features thick tomato sauce, tender pasta, and plenty of rich cheeses.

If you love garlic bread as much as I do, this recipe will make your day!

18. Polish Noodles With Sour Cream & Onions

This dish is a perfect way to incorporate healthy ingredients into your diet.

The sour cream and onions add great flavor to the noodles, while the spinach and carrots ensure you get plenty of nutrition.

To create this dish, all you’ll need are flavorful ingredients like garlic, butter, olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and dill.

It’s super easy to make just one bowl at a time!

19. Blueberry Muffins With Sour Cream

Blueberry muffins are naturally sweet and juicy, but not too sweet.

 They’re ideal for breakfast or dessert.

Luckily, this recipe is just as straightforward as the first two.

You can whip up these blueberry muffins in just 20 minutes using just seven ingredients.

20. Easy Amish Sour Cream Cornbread

Is your family’s favorite meal always the same? If so, you need this Amish sour cream cornbread recipe.

It’s fluffy, buttery, and loaded with pepperonis! It has a beautiful golden color and tastes exactly like cornbread but with a bit more tang.

You can use it as a side dish or as an entree.

 Just heat it up in the microwave for just seconds, and everyone will love it!


21. Sour Cream Wie Im Steakhaus

Creamy scrambled eggs are served with a steakhouse-style side of sour cream and onions.

It’s an elegant and delicious breakfast to start the day.

The sour cream adds a touch of tanginess, while the thinly sliced steak is tender enough to melt in your mouth.

Serve it on its own or with fried potatoes for an additional layer of flavor.


22. Mexican Sour Cream Rice

If you’re looking for a new way to feed your Mexican-loving friends and family, this recipe is your answer.

This particular dish can be easily adapted to suit any taste.

Add garlic powder to the sour cream and use it as a dipping sauce with tortilla chips, right off the stove!

23. Tex Mex Sour Cream Sauce

This Tex-Mex sour cream sauce is a rich and creamy dip that’s perfect for tacos or burritos.

All you need are a few ingredients from the pantry and you’re good to go.

It can be used as a dipping sauce for veggies, potatoes, corn, or even steak.

It’s also perfect for tacos and burritos! The sauce is thick, smooth, and slightly tart.


24. Old-Fashioned Sour Cream Doughnuts

These old-fashioned sour cream doughnuts are a classic that everyone should try.

They’re sweet, soft, and oozing with sour cream flavor.

Serve them for breakfast or dessert as a prelude to better things.

 The possibilities are endless!

25. Cauliflower Potato Salad

If you need a quick, easy potato salad that’s packed with protein and veggies, this is the one for you.

Crispy potato chunks are tossed in creamy mayo, along with a savory seasonings mix.

Add some sliced red onions for extra color and crunch to round things out.

This salad is just as good as store-bought and takes only 15 minutes to prepare.

 So if you’re looking for something easy but still hits the spot, give this one a try.

25 Homemade Sour Cream Recipes

25 Homemade Sour Cream Recipes

These sour cream recipes are the perfect way to use up that last bit of sweet cream you have on hand.
From pancakes to chicken, sour cream is a fantastic addition to many dishes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4


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