Buttermilk Breakfast Biscuits Recipe

Makes 8 to 10

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425 F. Grease baking sheet. Mix flour, 2 Tbs sugar, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in buttermilk and egg. Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead until smooth; dough will be moist. Roll dough out into circle 1/2 inch thick. Transfer to prepared sheet. Cut into wedges. Brush top with milk; sprinkle with sugar. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately

Variation: Add 2/3 cup raisins, 1/4 cup mined candied orange peel, 1 Tbs finely grated lemon peel and 1 tsp caraway seed to dough.

The Inn of Glenn Haven - Denver, CO. Bon Appetit

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/2c All-purpose flour
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1 1/2ts Cream of tartar
  • 3/4ts Baking soda
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2c (1 stick) butter
  • 2/3c Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg
  • Milk
  • Additional sugar

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