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3 March, 2014

Southern Biscuits

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I’ve finally made Biscuits for Breakfast~yes Biscuits~warm flaky, tender biscuits are not just served for dinner as a substitute for dinner rolls~they are so good for an afternoon snack with tea or have it for breakfast with some sausage gravy~you can even go simple and just have it with butter and honey~I think that is the best spread and topping~sweet honey and butter~then there are the jams and preserves~second best to spread with these beauties here.  If you look closely in my picture they are not golden brown~well its because they are baked at a lower temperature~for a longer period of time~they turn slightly yellow because of the melted butter that’s been brush on top~these biscuits are cook to perfection~Flaky~tender~crumbly and delicious and it will be your only go~to Biscuit recipe for every occasion~trust me~because these biscuits are my only go-to biscuits Im going to make when ever I want to make biscuits~ABSOLUTE PERFECTION~

 

Southern Biscuits

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 22 minutes

Total Time: 27 minutes

Yield: 8-12

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups All purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 Stick ( 8 Tablespoon ) cold unsalted Butter cut into cubes
  • 1 Cup cold heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons of melted butter for brushing

Instructions

  1. Preheat Oven to 325 degrees, Line Baking sheets with Silpat or parchment paper. In a bowl combine all the dry ingredients together and whisk well. With either pasty cutter or using two dinner knifes cut the cold butter into the flour till it resembles pea size crumbs, Make a well in the center and pour heavy cream and mix in the dry ingredients in till it forms a shaggy dough.
  2. Pour dough into your work surface and knead the dough till its smooth and incorporated. Pat dough into an 1 inch rough rectangle and cut to your desired shape ( I use a round cookie cutter) and place in baking sheet space out. Brush tops with melted butter and bake in the center of the oven for 22 minutes. Let it cool slightly on baking sheet. serve hot with butter. honey, jams or preserves.
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