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Buttery Biscuits

Shape it, roll it, and cut it up into stars and hearts and go wild with your imagination. These Buttery Biscuits are worth it! 

October 2nd, 2017

From Baking Class, by Deanna F. Cook

Biscuit dough is a little like Play-Doh. You can shape it, roll it, and cut it up into stars and hearts. Here’s a favourite recipe of Buttery Biscuits from the book Cooking Class.
Servings
Makes 10–12
Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons cold butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).

  2. Whisk the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Cut the butter into small chunks. Use a pastry cutter or fork to mix the butter into the dry ingredients until the dough is crumbly.

  3. Pour in the milk. Stir until it forms a rough ball. You can switch to mixing with your (clean!) hands if it’s too hard to stir. The dough will be a little bit sticky, so dip your hands in flour first.

  4. Transfer the dough to a countertop dusted with flour. Knead the dough a few times, then shape it into a large ball.

  5. Pat the dough into a flat circle about ½ inch thick (the biscuits will double in thickness as they bake).

  6. Dip a cookie cutter in flour and use it to cut out the biscuits. Place them a few inches apart on an ungreased or parchment–lined baking sheet. Bake the biscuits for 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Buttery Biscuits
Carl Tremblay.

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