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Sour Cream Muffins

Perfect sour cream muffins, suitable for any occasion. You can have them plain or decorate as cupcakes.
Course Muffins and Cupcakes
Cuisine German
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 199kcal
Author Adina


  • 100 g unsalted butter soft, 3.5 oz/ 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons (Note 2)
  • 150 g granulated sugar 5.3 oz/ ¾ cup
  • 2 large eggs
  • 190 g all-purpose flour 6.7 oz/ 1 2/3 cups
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 125 g sour cream 4.4 oz/ ½ cup


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius/ 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a 12-muffin tray with muffin paper cases.
  • Batter: Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk with a handheld mixer until the batter is smooth. Spoon the batter into the muffin tin.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, depending on the oven, they are ready when lightly golden. Leave to cool for about 5 minutes, then remove from the tray and let cool down completely on a wire rack.
  • Serve plain sprinkled with icing sugar or decorate with any frosting you like.


Use a digital kitchen scale in baking; it ensures the best results.
Take the butter out of the fridge a few hours before baking.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 98mg | Sugar: 13g