Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Kentucky Biscuits

Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 15 Min
Ready In: 30 Min
Yield 12 biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 dash salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup buttermilk (3/4 T vinegar plus enough milk to make 3/4 c)

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

2. In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in the buttermilk. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 2 minutes. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet, roll into a 6x6 inch square (I roll it more into a rectangle, then I can cut it into 4 x 3 sections), and cut into 12 even sections. Do not separate.

3. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center of the square comes out clean. Separate into biscuits, and serve hot.

*So good. Arguably the best biscuit I've ever had and quick and easy too!

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