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Biscuits Recipe by Paula Deen

13 ratings
Easy Level
22 MIN 10 Prep + 12 Cook
Servings
$ /Serving
13 ratings
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Easy Level
22 MIN 10 Prep + 12 Cook
36 Servings
$ /Serving

Biscuits Recipe by Paula Deen

13 ratings
Print
13 ratings
Easy Level
22 MIN 10 Prep + 12 Cook
36 Servings
$ /Serving

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup milk, (more or less if needed)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°F.

 

In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Cut butter into mixture until it begins to look like cornmeal.

 

Make a well with flour mixture and slowly add milk into the middle. Knead dough with your fingers and add milk when necessary. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll out to desired thickness. Cut with small biscuit cutter.

 

Butter bottom of skillet and place biscuits in pan. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

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13 Reviews

Shirley
Shirley 12/16/2014
12/16/2014
Made these for d

Made these for dinner last night. Please keep in mind it was also my first time ever making biscuits from scratch. They turned out perfect!!! I used my 2 inch round biscuit cutter and was able to get 18 biscuits. They raised perfectly! Kids even said they tasted 100 times better than their mamaws!!! SCORE for me!!! This will be my forever go to recipe.

Denise
Denise 12/15/2014
12/15/2014
I LOVE buttermil

I LOVE buttermilk biscuits. Something about that smell of the buttermilk. I like to give them that little extra love by adding just a little bacon grease to it. Oh my goodness, talk about addicting. I just wanted to roll around in them they were so good. :)

Kathryn
Kathryn 12/6/2014
12/6/2014
After trying sev

After trying several recipes, and none of them being great I came across this one. Now my family won't let me make anything else on Saturday mornings! And anybody who has ever had them will even eat them cold because they're so delicious!

Here are a few tips I've figured out along the way...
- I always use unbleached flour
- I don't measure my milk anymore. I think it really needs more than 3/4 cup. I just try to make sure it forms into a sticky ball.
- I never use a rolling pin, and I don't really knead the dough. A lay the dough out on flour and flatten then fold about 6 times with my hands before flattening again to cut.
- I always make sure my biscuits are touching so they rise better.

I hope this helps somebody who attempts this recipe!

Ashley
Ashley 12/4/2014
12/4/2014
I followed this

I followed this recipe to a t and my biscuits did not rise...Not sure what I did wrong

Nancy
Nancy 11/21/2014
11/21/2014
There are some t

There are some things in this world we do not put sugar in....biscuits,, cornbread and slaw. and we use buttermilk to make biscuits and cornbread.

Crisanta
Crisanta 11/21/2014
11/21/2014
Made this today

Made this today and it turned out perfect. I can't wait to share it with my family. It was fluffy. added 1 T of olive oil.

Teresa
Teresa 11/21/2014
11/21/2014
This is so good

This is so good and love my left overs,,,,,,if I have any.

Amber
Amber 11/15/2014
11/15/2014
Well, this could

Well, this could be a 5 star recipe...except for the directions are not completely thorough. It calls for 3/4 milk..but it does not say how to add the milk. I put in about a 1/3 c. and it was way too much so I had to add flour....kinda made for some harder biscuits. Next time, this could be a really good biscuit recipe. I would appreciate to have specific directions as I am very new to cooking and have little to "hamburger helper" cooking experience. But man, can I bake a box cake like nobody's business...O.o

Beth
Beth 11/14/2014
11/14/2014
Recipe del8cious

Recipe del8cious...Will make often..

Kathy
Kathy 11/11/2014
11/11/2014
Tried these for

Tried these for the first time for my biscuits and gravy, worked out wonderfully. Used a little more butter than in recipe tho, bout tablespoon.