Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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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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