This is a tender soft inside crusty outside buttery biscuit that can be made plain or with added ingredients such as cheese, spices & herbs, or cooked meats.
2-cups bread flour
1-tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
2– tablespoons sour cream
1 ½ teaspoons salt
1/2 cup butter, frozen and grated
1/2 cup buttermilk or half and half
1-tablespoon butter, melted
For Cheddar Cheese biscuit use same ingredients as stated but add 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese and 2 Tablespoons buttermilk. If biscuits are too dry add more buttermilk if too wet add either more cheese or bread flour. Dough after kneading two or three times will be the right consistency for rolling and cutting. Dip cutter in flour and push straight down into dough do not twist cutter to keep biscuits upright while baking.
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Recipe inspired by Tupelo Honey cookbook