Homemade Biscuits Recipe

Homemade Biscuits are so easy, you'll wonder why you ever ate them from a can. Wonderful with sausage gravy or next to your favorite fried chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons butter, cold, cut into cubes
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk, cold
  • 3 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together both flours, baking soda and salt. Add the butter to the flour mixture and using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in flour until the mixture resembles coarse meal with pea size pieces. Chill in refrigerator 10 minutes.
  3. Whisk together buttermilk and honey. Add mixture to the flour mixture and stir just until moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface and gently knead 3-4 times, just until dough comes together. It will still be crumbly.
  5. Roll dough out to a 9x5-inch rectangle that is 1/2-inch thick.
  6. Fold the dough into thirds, like folding a letter. Once you have a narrow rectangle, lightly dust the top with flour, then roll out to a 9x5-inch rectangle again that is 1/2-inch thick.
  7. Once more, fold the dough into thirds like folding a letter.
  8. Roll the dough to 3/4-inch thick.
  9. Using a 1 3/4-inch round biscuit cutter, cut 14 rounds from the dough and place on prepared baking sheet, 1-inch apart.
  10. Bake in preheated oven for 11-12 minutes, until golden brown and well-risen. Serve warm. 
Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits Photo

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Adapted from Cooking Light | November 2008
Cooking Method:
Baked
Category:
Bread
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14 biscuits
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 biscuit
Servings Per Recipe 14

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 34
Calories 116

% Daily Value*
7%
Total Fat 4g
13%
  Saturated Fat 3g
13%
Sodium 323mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate 17g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 5g
5%
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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