These buttermilk biscuits are soft, buttery and sure to start your day off right. They're also a great make-ahead dough to keep in the freezer for an easy weekend brunch.
- Portion size 12 servings
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- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup cold butter cubed
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 egg
Line rimless baking sheet with parchment paper, or grease; set aside.
In bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs. In small bowl, whisk buttermilk with egg; add to flour mixture and stir with fork to make soft dough.
With lightly floured hands, press dough into ball. On lightly floured surface, knead gently 10 times. Pat into 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick round. Using 2-1/2-inch (6 cm) floured round cutter, cut out rounds. Place on prepared baking sheet.
Bake in centre of 400°F (200°C) oven until golden, 12 to 15 minutes. (Make-ahead: Let cool. Store in airtight container for up to 1 day or wrap individually in plastic wrap and freeze in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.)
Nutritional facts <b>Per biscuit:</b> about
- Sodium 303 mg
- Protein 4 g
- Calories 186.0
- Total fat 9 g
- Saturated fat 5 g
- Total carbohydrate 23 g
- Iron 9.0
- Folate 16.0
- Calcium 5.0
- Vitamin A 8.0