Saturday, May 4, 2013


The other day I was making biscuits for breakfast. I went to my blog to get the recipe and realized I never posted it. So here it is, my favorite biscuit recipe. I serve them with jam or honey. The next day, the leftovers are split open, topped with cheese (melted under the broiler) and then topped with a fried egg.

Serving Size = Around 8 biscuits
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup of milk
  1. In a food processor, mix together the dry ingredients, pulse to mix. Chop up the stick of butter into 1 tablespoon pieces. Add to processor and quickly pulse until it's a bit thicker than sand.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the egg and milk. Turn the processor on, add the egg mixture, and pulse until it forms a ball.
  3. Put a bit of flour on a surface, remove the dough from the processor and knead about 8 or 10 times, until it comes together. Roll out into about a 1-inch rectangle. Using a drinking glass, or biscuit cutter, cut out about 8 biscuits.
  4. Place onto a greased baking sheet, and bake in a preheated 450F oven for 8 - 10 minutes.
  5. When done, brush the tops with melted butter (optional).


Debra Kapellakis said...

These look like the ones my Grandma Brooks made and my Granny. YUM!

April @ The 21st Century Housewife said...

Your biscuits look delicious, Elsa! I'm pinning the recipe :)

mjskit said...

These look like the perfect biscuits! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

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