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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Buttermilk Biscuits



Here's a recipe that I use to make buttermilk biscuits. The original recipe called for some other ingredients that didn't seem necessary. So I made some minor adjustments and well...I'm happy to say that it was a success and very tasty too. The crunch of the crust with the soft chewy center. This beats buying biscuits.


1 1/2 c All Purpose Flour (cake flour works too if you don't have anything else)
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
2/3 c buttermilk
1/2 c unsalted butter (best if cold, cut into cubes)


Preheat oven to 425°
Sift flour, salt, sugar and baking powder into a bowl. Crumble in butter and mix well until almost like a powder-thick consistency. Add buttermilk again mix thoroughly well until it is of a dough consistency. You can add more milk, if needed.

Then place the dough on a well-floured flat surface and knead a few times. Cut dough into desired size and place on baking sheet. Baked in oven 10-13 min.


Great with butter and jam, as mini-sandwiches, biscuits and gravy or even alone. You can even mix in some shredded aged cheddar or Parmesan to make it into cheese biscuits. I think I'll go make some right now.

7 comments:

onebiteatatimewithshayne said...

They're so pretty! I think I will go make some right now, too!

Jo said...

=) YUM! those would be so good with honey buttah!

shavedicesundays said...

One of the first thing I learned to cook way back in junior high school in home economics. It's a shame they don't have those classes anymore.

Jenn said...

These taste almost like the one you can get at KFC.

Tangled Noodle said...

I just love biscuits - especially when they're still hot and you split them open and put a nice pat of butter to melt slowly. Oh, heaven! Thanks for this recipe!

Hal B said...

I've been craving biscuits recently. These looks fantastic & easy to make!

Linda said...

Great suggestion on the cheddar and Parmesan--these look perfect.

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