‹  Scott Julian
Posted: 2024-03-08

Caprice's Buttery Sour Cream Pie Crust Recipe

pie crust dough in pan


This recipe will make two 9-inch pie crusts. Adjust amounts as needed.

  • 2 sticks (225g) chilled and cubed unsalted butter
  • 2 cups (280g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 0.5 cup (115ml) full fat sour cream

Make The Dough

  1. Cut the chilled butter into 1/2in cubes.
  2. Whisk together dry ingredients in a big bowl.
  3. Add butter cubes into dry mixture.
  4. Knead and work the mixture with your hands until a dough with squished bits of butter forms.
  5. Add sour cream to mixture and mix with a fork until well incorporated.

Chill The Dough

  1. Divide the dough in half.
  2. Roll each half into ball with the consistency of play-doh.
  3. Flatten each ball into a disk of about 1cm thickness.
  4. Lightly sprinkle flour over each disk
  5. Wrap each disk snuggly with plastic wrap and stick in fridge.03
  6. Chill for at least 1 hour before using.