Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits
Ingredients: Makes 12 Biscuit (recipe by Cristin Walsh)
2 cups (10 ounces) all purpose flour
2 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon sugar
¾ teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk, chilled
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Procedures:
  • Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 475 degrees. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt together in large bowl. Stir buttermilk and melted butter together in 2 cup liquid measuring cup until butter forms clumps.
  • Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture and stir with rubber spatula ¼ cup dry measuring cup, drop level scoops of batter 1 ½ inches apart on prepared sheet.
  • Bake until tops are golden brown, rotating sheet halfway through baking, 12 to 14 minutes.
  • Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter and brush on biscuit tops. Transfer biscuits to wire rack and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Cheddar and Pimento Drop Biscuits:
In step 1 add ¾ cup shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese and ¼ cup finely chopped jarred pimentos to flour mixture.

Mixed Herb Drop Biscuits:
In step 1 add 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill to flour mixture and 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard to buttermilk mixture.

Mustard and Dill Drop Biscuits:
In step 1 add 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill to flour mixture and 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard to buttermilk mixture.

Rosemary and Olive Drop Biscuits:
In step 1 add ¼ cup finely chopped pitted kalamata olives and 1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh rosemary to flour mixture.
Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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