These delicious yet simple biscuits were what inspired me to yeast bake this winter.
No there isn’t any yeast in buttermilk biscuits, but they are what made me want to knead, and let rise, knead and let rise.
Down Home Buttermilk Biscuits
- 2 cups flour
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3 TBSP cold butter
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 TBSP fat-free milk
- In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough buttermilk just to moisten dough.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough 3-4 times. Pat or roll to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut with a floured biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
- Brush with milk. Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
So many things went into making simple biscuits
buttermilk, something that’s never just in the fridge and that you can’t buy in a half pint!
about 34 recipes. aka 34 ways to deviate the same 7 ingredients
a roll of paper towels
bruise from running to photograph biscuits and slipping on spilt flower
1.4 gallons of gas
waiting in line for 30 minutes to buy flour the day before Thanksgiving
going to 2 grocery stores to find a parking place to buy the flour
2 mugs of coffee
exactly 29 pictures
spoiling my dinner by ‘tasting’ biscuits to ensure eating safety
a seemingly small amount of salt that made all the difference
1 smoke detector…
Yes I smoked my kitchen and had to frantically rip my blaring fire alert system off the wall and remove the battery.
Santa if your reading… I really really need some cookie and biscuit cutters! Only Elf approved ones please.
Please, Go down home and have a biscuit! Enjoy the flakes.