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.