Buttermilk Biscuits

Butter Milk Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter very cold
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl
  2. Cut the butter into chunks and cut into the flour until it resembles course meal.
  3. Add the buttermilk and mix JUST until combined. Mixture should be very wet.
  4. Turn the dough out onto a floured board.
  5. Gently, gently PAT (do NOT roll with a rolling pin) the dough out until it's about 1/2" thick.
  6. Fold the dough about 5 times & gently press the dough down to a 1 inch thick.
  7. Use a round cutter to cut into rounds.
  8. Place the biscuits 12” dutch oven
  9. Use 8 coals on bottom and 18-20 coals on top.
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes rotating lid & pot every 5 minutes

Notes

Contributed by Mike Whitenight

http://www.valleyforgeblackpots.com/butter-milk-biscuits/

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