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Buttermilk biscuits are light and flaky and a wonderful accompaniment to any meal.
Heat oven to 450°F.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with fork or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead about 10 times or until smooth. Roll out dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Brush biscuits with melted butter. Bake 10-14 minutes or until lightly browned.
Stir together softened butter and preserves in bowl until well mixed. Serve warm biscuits with fruit butter.
*Substitute 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.
Savory Herb Biscuits: Omit salt. Prepare biscuits as directed above, adding 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt. Stir in 1 tablespoon fresh or 1 teaspoon dried herbs (dill weed, chives or crushed rosemary leaves).
Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits: Omit salt. Prepare biscuits as directed above, stirring in 2 tablespoons sugar and 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon with flour. Stir in 1/3 cup raisins with buttermilk. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle biscuits with sugar before baking.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
I made this recipe for the first time yesterday. My husband and I enjoyed them so much I just now put a double batch in the oven !!!
I didn't over mix this recipe and it was melt in your mouth perfect.
I just took a pan of these biscuits out of the oven ummm.I made them savory and they are flaky, tender and really good, I rated them low because this is the first time I have attempted to make biscuits.I am pleased at how easy it was.I wiil use this recipe until I find a better one.But I don't think I'll be looking very hard.
never!! IN MY LIFE HAVE i EVER TASTED SUCH WONDERFULL FLUFFY BISCUITS, I WILL NWVER EVER HAVE TO LOOK FOR ANOTHER RECIPE AGAIN!!! TRY IT!!!!
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