How to make Buttermilk Biscuits
- Preheat your oven to 425 °F.
- Line your oven traywith parchment paper or silicone baking sheet.
- In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients. (flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt).
- Add the butter into the flour mixture and mix well until the mixture looks like rough crumbs. Use a pastry blender for 5 minutes and you will see a rough dough consistency.
- Make a hole or well in the center of the flour mixture and pour the buttermilk. Stir this mixture well until fully combined.
- Dust some flouron a clean surface and put the dough on it and make a rectangular shape of the dough.
- Make thirds out of the rectangular dough and flatten it.
- Roll the dough out to the surface and make it ½ thick.
- Make 12 biscuits using a round biscuit or cookie cutter of diameter 2 ½ cm.
- Place these biscuits on the baking tray and indent each biscuit by pressing it on the center with your thumb.
- Brush the tops with buttermilk.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes.
- Remove from the oven when done and let them stand for 5 minutes.
- Serve and enjoy!
- A scone is somewhat closer to buttermilk biscuitsin England.
- A biscuit in England is what Americans call cookies. Whereas the American biscuit is called a scone in England and it is semi-sweet and eaten with clotted cream at tea time. The taste is mouthwatering and confusing at the same time!
- Buttermilk biscuits come in different flavors and forms and one of the most popular ones include cheese and garlic.