Introduction: Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
7 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into thin slices
3/4 cup cold buttermilk
2 tablespoons buttermilk for brushing
Step 1: Step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C)
Step 2: Step 2
line a baking sheet with parchment paper
Step 3: Step 3
In a large bowl add flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Then whisk until completely mixed.
Step 4: Step 4
take the thin slices of butter and spread them out in the flour mixture. Then take a pastry blender or fork and press down on the butter until the mixture looks like crumbs.
Step 5: Step 5
make a well in the center of the mixture and pour in 3/4 cup butter milk and mix until combined
Step 6: Step 6
put dough onto a floured work space and form a rectangle
Step 7: Step 7
fold the rectangle into thirds and then flatten it in to another rectangle and repeat this process 2 more times.
Step 8: Step 8
roll out the dough on a floured surface about 1/2 a inch thick
Step 9: Step 9
cut out biscuits using a 2 1/2 inch round biscuit cutter.
Step 10: Step 10
Put the biscuits on the baking sheet . Using your thumb make an indent at the top of each biscuit
Step 11: Step 11
brush the top of each biscuits with 2 tablespoons of buttermilk
Step 12: Step 12
bake in oven until browned, 12-15 minutes
Step 13: Step 13 (optional)
cut the biscuits in half and add a thin slice of butter on the bottom and put the top back on the biscuit.