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Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

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Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 pound butter, cubed, cold
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • Chef notes

    Chef Tiffani Faison's biscuits are must-have best-sellers at Sweet Cheeks in Boston.

    Preparation

    1.

    Preheat the oven to 350°. 

    2.

    Combine all dry ingredients.

    3.

    Pulse the flour in a food processor with the cold butter until the butter is the size of small pebbles. Mix in the buttermilk and knead lightly.

    4.

    Roll the dough so it is 1-inch high. Cut the dough with a large floured biscuit cutter. Place the pieces 1½ inches apart on a lined sheet tray. Bake for 12 minutes, then rotate the sheet tray and bake for another 12 minutes.