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Grandma’s Biscuits

Time-Tested Comfort: Grandma’s Homemade Biscuits Experience the warm, time-tested comfort of Grandma’s Homemade Biscuits, a recipe that has been passed down through generations. These biscuits are the epitome of flaky, tender, and buttery perfection, with a golden-brown exterior that gives way to a soft, pillowy interior. Whether you enjoy them as a comforting breakfast, a side for dinner, or as a treat any time of day, these biscuits are sure to evoke cherished memories and create new ones. Get ready to savor the time-tested comfort of Grandma’s Homemade Biscuits.

A Taste of Tradition

The star of this recipe is the tradition it represents, preserving the flavors and techniques that have been cherished for decades.

Perfect for Any Occasion

Grandma’s Homemade Biscuits are perfect for cozy family breakfasts, holiday feasts, or as a special treat to brighten your day.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize Grandma’s Homemade Biscuits with these variations:

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  1. Cheesy Twist: Fold in shredded cheddar cheese and a pinch of garlic powder for savory, cheesy biscuits.
  2. Sweet Delight: Add a tablespoon of sugar to the dough and brush the baked biscuits with melted butter and honey for sweet biscuits.
  3. Herb Infusion: Mix in chopped fresh herbs like rosemary, thyme, or chives for a fragrant twist.

Closing in Todd Wilbur Style

Now that you’ve experienced the time-tested comfort of Grandma’s Homemade Biscuits, it’s time to savor the tradition and the warm, buttery goodness of these beloved treats. Share them with your loved ones, create moments of nostalgia, and don’t forget to leave a review to let us know how much you cherished this classic recipe. Happy savoring!

Tips or Notes:

  • Handle the biscuit dough gently to ensure tender biscuits. Overworking the dough can make them tough.
  • To achieve tall, fluffy biscuits, use very cold butter and avoid over-mixing the dough.
  • Biscuits are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven, but you can store leftovers in an airtight container and reheat them in the oven or toaster.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I freeze biscuit dough for later use?

Yes, you can freeze biscuit dough for future use. Shape the dough into biscuits, place them on a baking sheet, and freeze until solid. Then, transfer the frozen biscuits to a zip-top bag and store in the freezer. Bake from frozen, adding a few extra minutes to the baking time.

Can I use buttermilk instead of regular milk in this recipe?

Yes, buttermilk can be used for a slight tangy flavor and added tenderness in the biscuits. Simply substitute an equal amount of buttermilk for the regular milk in the recipe.

Grandma’s Biscuits

Grandma’s Biscuits

Recipe by Alexandra
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Course: All Word Recipes
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Calories

300

kcal
Total time

0

minutes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups 2 all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon 1 baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon 1 salt

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold and cubed

  • 3/4 cup 3/4 milk (whole milk for richer biscuits)

  • 2 tablespoons 2 melted butter (for brushing on top)

Directions

  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease it.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add the cold, cubed butter to the dry ingredients. Using a pastry cutter or your fingertips, work the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs. It’s okay to have some larger pea-sized pieces of butter.
  • Pour the milk into the mixture and stir until just combined. Be careful not to over-mix; the dough should be slightly sticky.
  • Turn the biscuit dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gently fold it over itself a few times to bring it together.
  • Pat the dough into a rectangle or circle, about 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick.
  • Use a round biscuit cutter or a sharp-edged glass to cut out biscuits. Press straight down without twisting to ensure even rising.
  • Place the cut biscuits onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving a little space between each.
  • Brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown and have risen.
  • Remove from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • Serve and savor the time-tested comfort of Grandma’s Homemade Biscuits!

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