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Sourdough Drop Biscuits Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Sourdough Drop Biscuits

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"You may choose which sourdough starter to use."

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Original recipe makes 1 1/2 dozen Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. Sift flour, salt, and soda together into a large bowl. Mix starter with oil, and stir into the sifted ingredients. Drop dough by tablespoons onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 11, 2003

Really good - fluffy and light, very delicious. I used 1/4 cup vegetable oil instead of 1/3 cup and greased the pan the second time I made them, which (I thought) really improved the flavor and made them easier to handle. Definitely try if you have sourdough starter around.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2003

When I took these out of the oven, my boyfriend thought they were cookies not biscuits. They are more like a soft cookie than a biscuit, but, they are pretty tasty and good with butter spread on top.

Jan 04, 2008

These biscuits were really light and fluffy. They needed a little more taste, next time I will add a little more salt and a little butter in the dough. I used a little extra baking soda to make them more fluffy and less like scones.

Apr 11, 2003

I used a sweet starter and they turned out more like scones. I would never make this recipe as biscuts but I will use it to make scones again and again.

Feb 04, 2008

I had high hopes for this recipe, but I don't think these can accurately be called "biscuits" - they really are almost like a sourdough cookie. They didn't rise and were dense.

Apr 11, 2003

I felt it needed sugar when I made it with my traditional starter and not a sweet starter

Jun 02, 2007

Easy to make. The kids love it. I add about 1tbs of sugar to sweeten it. I start out with a basic starter. I am lucky if I get one.

Sep 01, 2005

Good starting point. I went a little wild adding flavoring to the mix. Two teaspoons of peppermint oil or vanillia made for great treats!


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  • Calories
  • 81 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.2 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 4.2 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 88 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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