Perfect Southern Biscuits

Perfect Southern Biscuits

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 cups self rising flour, plus a little for the work surface
  • 2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups cold salted butter, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 large whole eggs, plus 1 for brushing
  • 1 1/2 cups + 1 tsp. whole buttermilk

Recipe Instructions

  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder and soda. Cut butter into flour mixture, using a pastry blender until pieces are even and resemble the size of green peas.
  2. Add eggs to flour mixture, stir with wooden spoon until combines. Stirin 1 1/2 cups of buttermilk until a dough forms a sticky. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before cooking.
  3. Pre heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Cut mixture with a 2 3/4 round pastry cutter. Place on sheet pan, with sides touching the pan. Brush top of buscuits with the last beaten egg. Cook for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Serve with your favorite butter, jam or syrup.

Recipe Credit: Chef Dane George