Homemade buttermilk biscuits
Homemade buttermilk biscuits for your everyday meals. Buttery flacky and soft fresh out of the oven
Servings: 10 pieces
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 Tablespoon sugar
- 1 Tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup butter cold, cut into chunks.
- 3/4 cup buttermilk.
- Some herbs for decorations: like parsley green thyme, marjoram ... etc
In your food processor, pulse flour,salt,sugar and baking powder until well combined.
Add cut butter.
Pulse butter with the dry ingredients until butter is almost peas size.
Dump the butter flour mixture in a deep bowl and add the cold buttermilk, and gently mix with a spoon or a fork until just combined, do not overmix.
Transfer the dough to a floured surface.
Press and fold it with your fingers, do not knead, until it forms a ball.
Flatten the dough into a 9x6 rectangle.
Divide the dough visually into thirds and stack them.
To prepare the herbs
Gently boil water over medium heat, add the herbs for less than 10 seconds, take them out into an iced water.
Take them out of the iced water and flatten them on a paper towel, cover with another towel and put a load on top for a few minutes until you finish cutting the dough.
Preheat your oven to 400F.
Flatten the dough again into a 6x9 rectangle and cut using a round cookie cutter.
Place in a lined baking sheet and brush the top with a beaten egg.
Add the herb on top pressing gently.
Brush the top again with egg.
Bake until golden brown.
Calories: 185.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.6g | Protein: 3.3g | Fat: 9.6g | Sodium: 399.9mg | Potassium: 57.8mg | Sugar: 2.2g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 10.9mg | Iron: 7.5mg