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  • Posted February 20, 2013 by
    Violettewebb
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    Easy Buttermilk Buscuits

     

    Buttermilk biscuits are one of the easiest recipes to make so there’s no reason not to make them at home. All you need to make flaky, soft and fluffy buttermilk biscuits are all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, butter, and buttermilk. Buttermilk biscuits are a comfort food that soothes the soul and warms the heart. You can enjoy it for breakfast with some milk and jam or jelly or eat it as a side dish to Fried chicken or barbecue. It also makes a filling snack for dull days and to cure an aching spirit. Serve buttermilk biscuits with gravy for a savory treat or with chocolate sauce for a lovely dessert. They can also work as appetizers for entertaining guests before lunch begins.

     

    While soft and flaky, these buttermilk biscuits are also rich, buttery and dense. They make a great breakfast item since they are filling and can go with almost anything on the breakfast table including sausages, ham, bacon, eggs, and fresh fruits. What’s also great about making buttermilk biscuits is that you can make the dough ahead for time and keep them in the freeze for longer storage and then you simply pop them in the oven and in a couple of minutes you will have freshly baked buttermilk biscuits in no time and little effort. These are the perfect weekend brunch when friends are visiting.

     

    For an authentic experience, choose a flour brand that is made in the South, which are made to be softer than regular flour. This will result in more flaky and tender bread and taste absolutely scrumptious. The smell and taste of homemade Southern biscuits make a lasting impression in the minds, hearts and palates of your family and friends. Make this for them and they will always have fond memories of a loving kitchen and a comforting home. Get home cooking recipes here.

     

    Ingredients

     

    3 cup flour, all-purpose
    3 teaspoons baking powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    3 tablespoon butter - melted
    1/2 cup buttermilk

     

    In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt, and soda.

     


    Add the melted butter and buttermilk.

     


    Sprinkle flour on the counter and knead this dough to form a dry ball.

     


    Roll the dough out. Using a blunt knife or biscuit cutter, cut it into small rounds.

     


    Flatten these balls a little and place them on a greased baking tray. Bake for about 12-14 minutes in a preheated 350 degree F. oven. Cool on a wire rack. Serve warm or cold.

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