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Best Buttermilk Biscuits
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9 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 30MINS

Best Buttermilk Biscuits

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Rich and buttery in flavor with a fluffy interior and toasty golden crust, these are the best biscuits to ever come out of my oven. A special technique creates layers in the dough, making the biscuits tender and perfect every time.
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Once Upon A Chef
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Rich and buttery in flavor with a fluffy interior and toasty golden crust, these are the best biscuits to ever come out of my oven. A special technique creates layers in the dough, making the biscuits tender and perfect every time.
30MINS
Total Time
$0.42
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Corn Starch
1/4 cup
Baking Powder
1 Tbsp
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
1/4 tsp
Baking Soda
Salt
1 1/4 tsp
Unsalted Butter
1/2 cup
Cream Cheese
2 Tbsp
Cream Cheese
Buttermilk
3/4 cup
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
502
Fat
26.7 g
Protein
7.9 g
Carbs
55.7 g
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step 1
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
step 1 Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
step 2
In the bowl of a food processor, combine the All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Corn Starch (1/4 cup), Baking Powder (1 Tbsp), Baking Soda (1/4 tsp), Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) and Salt (1 1/4 tsp). Pulse a few times to mix.
step 2 In the bowl of a food processor, combine the All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Corn Starch (1/4 cup), Baking Powder (1 Tbsp), Baking Soda (1/4 tsp), Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) and Salt (1 1/4 tsp). Pulse a few times to mix.
step 3
Add the Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse curd. Add the Cream Cheese (2 Tbsp) and pulse a few times until incorporated with a few pea-sized pieces of cream cheese intact. Transfer mixture to a mixing bowl.
step 3 Add the Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse curd. Add the Cream Cheese (2 Tbsp) and pulse a few times until incorporated with a few pea-sized pieces of cream cheese intact. Transfer mixture to a mixing bowl.
step 4
Add the Buttermilk (3/4 cup) and stir with a spoon until dough comes together in a craggy mass. Do not over-mix.
step 4 Add the Buttermilk (3/4 cup) and stir with a spoon until dough comes together in a craggy mass. Do not over-mix.
step 5
Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. Dust the top of the dough with a bit more flour and bring together gently into a loose ball. Pat the dough into a 3/4 inch thick rectangle.
step 5 Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. Dust the top of the dough with a bit more flour and bring together gently into a loose ball. Pat the dough into a 3/4 inch thick rectangle.
step 6
Using a sharp knife, cut the dough into thirds. Stack the pieces on top of one another and pat out into a 3/4 inch thick rectangle again, flouring the surface lightly as needed to prevent the dough from sticking.
step 6 Using a sharp knife, cut the dough into thirds. Stack the pieces on top of one another and pat out into a 3/4 inch thick rectangle again, flouring the surface lightly as needed to prevent the dough from sticking.
step 7
Cut the dough into thirds again. Stack the pieces on top of one another and pat into a rectangle with a final thickness of about 1/2 inch.
step 7 Cut the dough into thirds again. Stack the pieces on top of one another and pat into a rectangle with a final thickness of about 1/2 inch.
step 8
Dust the blade of a sharp knife with flour and cut the dough into twelve even squares. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until the biscuits are lightly golden on top and a deeper brown on the bottoms.
step 8 Dust the blade of a sharp knife with flour and cut the dough into twelve even squares. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until the biscuits are lightly golden on top and a deeper brown on the bottoms.
step 9
The biscuits are best served warm out of the oven, though a few minutes in the oven will revive slightly older biscuits. Serve and enjoy!
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Appetizers
American
Budget-Friendly
Brunch
Comfort Food
Bread
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Side Dish
Thanksgiving
Soup
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