Easy Homemade Biscuits Recipe

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Brandie January 18, 2021

How To Make Easy Homemade Biscuits

Everyone will enjoy a delicious side with these homemade biscuits. These soft and flaky bread are baked until golden then brushed with butter.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 27 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsall purpose flour,unbleached, scoop and level to measure
  • 1tbspaluminum-free baking powder
  • 2tspgranulated sugar
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 8tbspunsalted butter,divided (7 tbsp very cold, 1 tbsp melted)
  • 1cupbuttermilk,cold

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line an 18×13-inch baking sheet with a silicone baking liner or with a sheet of parchment paper that’s oven safe to 450 degrees F.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt for 20 seconds.

  3. Cut 7 tablespoons of cold butter into small cubes. Cut the butter into the flour mixture with a pastry cutter until there are small pea-sized clumps.

  4. Make a well in the center of the mixture. Pour buttermilk into well, then fold the mixture with a rubber spatula until it comes together.

  5. Gently turn and press dough to bring together completely, then drop onto a lightly floured surface.

  6. Gently roll the dough out to a large rectangle about 10×9 inches. Fold in half, then repeat gently rolling and folding process twice more.

  7. Gently roll and shape the final rectangle to 9½x¾-inch (nearly 1-inch high). 

  8. Dip a 2¼-inch or 2 ⅓-inch round biscuit cutter in flour, then cut dough into 8 rounds. Transfer to the baking sheet, spacing them apart.

  9. Bring the remaining dough scrapes together and gently press and form a small rectangle. Cut 2 more biscuits, then transfer to baking sheet.

  10. Bake in preheated oven for 11 to 13 minutes until golden brown and cooked through. Brush with 1 tablespoon melted butter and serve warm.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 186.21kcal
  • Fat: 9.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.01g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.43g
  • Fiber: 0.68g
  • Sugar: 2.09g
  • Protein: 3.49g
  • Cholesterol: 25.40mg
  • Sodium: 188.70mg
  • Calcium: 136.53mg
  • Potassium: 66.56mg
  • Iron: 1.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 81.13µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.25mg
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