Homemade biscuits

Discussion in 'Breads' started by jjrokkett, May 23, 2009.

  1. jjrokkett

    jjrokkett Meat Mopper

    Here is my recipe for biscuits - These aren't your bisquick kind! This recipe has been handed down through my family a long time (with a few minor changes) and it's really good:

    2 Cups flour
    3 tsp. baking powder
    1 tsp. salt
    3 Tbsp. powdered buttermilk
    1 Tbsp. yeast
    1 Tbsp. sugar
    1 Cup warm water (approx.)

    In a large bowl mix flour, baking powder, salt and powdered buttermilk. In a separate small bowl mix yeast, sugar and warm water. Allow the yeast to ferment in the small bowl (approx. 5 min.) Mix both bowls together - add more water if necessary to get the consistency right. Let sit 10 minutes. Pour EVOO / vegetable oil to thick coat on bottom of casserole dish. Roll out dough 1" in. thick and cut out biscuits with a small cup upside down. Now place them in oiled pan flipping over to coat both sides. Place biscuits close (not tight) and let rise 15 -20 min. Bake 375 degrees for about 20 minutes till the tops are brown.

    Adjust for high altitude if neccessary - More water and sugar and less yeast and sugar in tiny amounts.

    Here are my pic's:

    I actually grind my own wheat berries to add for a 1-1/2 cup wheat & 1/2 cup white flour. Gives a great flavor.

    A few ingredients

    The mixture


    Oiled and laid out in pan

    This is after rising

    Cooked and ready to eat

    Pretty tasty! Great with jam and apple butter or just butter!

    Thanks for checking out my pic's.
  2. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    great post thanks-sure sound good
  3. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Thanks another I gotta try [​IMG]

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