Total Time
2hrs 35mins
Prep 2 hrs 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Great for snack time or with a cup of tea. Clipped this out of a newspaper it was submitted by a Carolyn Wilson.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scald together sour cream, shortening and sugar.
  2. Remove from heat; cool.
  3. Add baking soda, salt and egg.
  4. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  5. Add to above mixture.
  6. Mix in one cup of the flour at a time.
  7. Mix well and placed on floured board and let rise one hour.
  8. Roll out in a rectangle about 12x8 inches.
  9. Spread bottom half with butter, sugar and then sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.
  10. Fold top over and cut in 1/2x9-inch lengthwise stripes.
  11. Twist twice and place on greased cookie sheet.
  12. Let rise one hour in a warm place.
  13. Bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  14. Remove form pan and glaze with a powdered sugar icing.
Most Helpful

My husband used up half my sour cream but I was making something else with pumpkin in it so I subbed pumpkin for half the sour cream. This was fabulous!!!!! For me it made one dozen twists.

Nyteglori November 22, 2007