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Buttermilk biscuits Recipe

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Added: Thursday, March 12, 2009


3/4 c low-fat buttermilk
1 T canola oil
1 c all-purpose flour
1 c cake flour
1 T sugar
1 1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 1/2 T cold butter, cut into small pieces
1 T low-fat milk, for brushing

Preheat the oven to 425. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray or use parchment paper.
In a measuring cup, combine the buttermilk and oil. Set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, cake flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Using 2 knives or your fingertips, cut the butter into dry ingredients until crumbly. Make a well in the center of dry ingredients and gradually pour in the buttermilk and oil mixture, stirring with a fork.
Transfer the dough to a floured surface and sprinkle with flour. Lightly knead for 30 seconds, then pat or roll out to an even 1/2" thickness. Use a 2-inch round cutter cut the dough. Transfer the biscuits to the prepared baking sheet.
Gather any scraps of dough, pat to 1/2" thickness and cut more rounds. Brush the tops of the biscuits with the milk,
Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.

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