Flaky, Buttery Biscuits
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Great with a sausage gravy for breakfast and pretty darn good with some butter and honey as well!
Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10
  • 2 C flour
  • 3½ T baking powder
  • ½ t salt
  • ½ t cream of tartar
  • 1 T honey
  • ½ C cold butter cut into small chunks
  • ⅔ C milk
  1. Preheat oven to 450F
  2. Place dry ingredients in a food processor to combine.
  3. Add butter and pulse about 10 times.
  4. Dump into a mixing bowl and add the milk and honey. Stir until it comes together.
  5. Place on a lightly floured surface and knead until not sticky to work the gluten
  6. Roll or pat the dough to about ¾ inch thick.
  7. Cut them with a biscuit cutter, a tin can or a glass. Try not to twist to keep layers separate.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Brush with butter right after they come out of the oven.
  10. Bake 10 minutes or until they are a nice golden brown.
Recipe by Johnny's Cookbook at http://layingitontheline.com/recipes/?p=257