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Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maureen Flaherty
Added: Friday, August 28, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all-purpose flour, plus some for dusting the bread board.
2 tsp baking powder.
1/4 tsp baking soda.
1 tsp coarse salt
1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces.
1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk, plus some for brushing the biscuit tops.
1/2 cup heavy cream.

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375
Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Cut in butter using a pastry blender or your fingertips until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk and cream, stir to combine.

Turn out dough onto a lightly floured work surface, and pat into a 6 1/2 round (about 1 inch high). Using a floured 2 1/4 inch cutter (I use a drinking glass), cut out biscuits. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spacing about 1 inch apart. Gather scraps, reshape, and cut out. Brush tops with buttermilk. Bake until tops are golden, 20 to 25 min.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are tasty and easy. I always double the recipe so that there are leftovers for breakfast.
This is a Martha Stewart recipe.

 

 

 

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