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Can I replace sour cream with Greek yogurt in muffin recipe?

kmanihot Sep 21, 2013 11:55 AM

Calling all bakers... can I use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream in a muffin recipe? It's a peach muffin recipe that uses baking powder as the raising agent. I was wondering if the yogurt would mess up the acid ratio or if would work similarly to sour cream.

  1. greygarious Sep 21, 2013 01:04 PM

    Of course you can!

    1. p
      pine time Sep 21, 2013 01:25 PM

      I just replaced sour cream with Greek yogurt in the infamous "7-Up Biscuits" with no change noted in the taste or texture. I do that sub with all sorts of things.

      1. t
        treb Sep 21, 2013 01:38 PM

        Yes, I've done this with several recipes that for sour cream, tastes better and much more moist.

        1. w
          willownt Sep 21, 2013 02:49 PM

          Another vote from me; I do regularly replace sour cream with all manner of plain/unsweetened yogurt types as I almost never have sour cream on hand.

          1. r
            rasputina Sep 21, 2013 02:50 PM

            yes, I sub these all the time in baking recipes

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