Country Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Country Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

There’s nothing like the flaky, buttery goodness of buttermilk biscuits. This country buttermilk biscuits recipe is a fun one to bake for beginners and advanced bakers alike. You’ll never want to go back to eating store-bought biscuits again.

 

Country Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Makes: 10 – 12 biscuits
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
6 tablespoons unsalted butter (chill in the freezer for a few minutes and then slice as thinly as you can)
¾ cup cold buttermilk
1 tablespoon extra buttermilk for brushing the tops of the biscuits

Instructions:

  1. Chill butter in the freezer for several minutes, until it is slightly hardened. Cut butter into thin slices.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  4. Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl
  5. Blend butter into flour mixture until it is coarse and crumbly
  6. Create a well in the middle of the butter and flour mixture, pour in ¾ cup of buttermilk and stir to combine
  7. Place dough on a floured surface and pat into a rectangle
  8. Fold the rectangle into thirds. Turn the dough into a half-turn, pat it into a rectangle again, and fold again into thirds. Repeat this folding process a total of 4 times.
  9. Roll the dough out until it is ½ inch thick
  10. Cut out biscuits using a 2 ½ inch biscuit cutter (or if you don’t have this, you can use the top of a round glass). Dough will yield 10 – 12 biscuits.
  11. Brush the tops of the the biscuits with 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  12. Bake in oven until golden brown, 12 – 15 minutes

 

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