Welcome to the world of homemade butter biscuits! These delectable treats are perfect for a delightful breakfast or a satisfying snack any time of the day. Made with simple ingredients and bursting with buttery goodness, these biscuits are a classic favorite that will have you coming back for more.
In this recipe, we’ll guide you through the process of creating these flaky delights from scratch. From the first bite to the last crumb, you’ll experience the irresistible texture and rich flavor that sets these butter biscuits apart. Whether you enjoy them warm with a slather of butter, a dollop of jam, or as a delightful accompaniment to your favorite savory dish, these biscuits are sure to please.
So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let’s dive into the wonderful world of homemade butter biscuits. With a few simple steps, you’ll have a batch of golden-brown biscuits ready to impress family and friends. Get ready to experience the joy of baking and indulge in the simple pleasure of homemade goodness.
- mixing bowl
- pastry blender
- Rolling Pin
- biscuit cutter
- baking sheet
- parchment paper
- baking powder
- unsalted butter, cold
- vanilla extract
- Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt until well combined.Add the cold, cubed butter to the flour mixture. Using a pastry blender or fork, cut the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Add the granulated sugar to the mixture and stir to combine. In a separate small bowl, mix together the milk and vanilla extract. Gradually add the milk mixture to the flour mixture, stirring until the dough comes together.
- Be careful not to overmix. Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead it a few times until it holds together. Roll out the dough to a thickness of about 1/2 inch (1.27 cm)
- Use a biscuit cutter or a round cookie cutter to cut out biscuits from the dough. Place the biscuits onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving some space between them.Bake the biscuits in the preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes or until they are golden brown on top.
- Remove the biscuits from the oven and let them cool on a wire rack for a few minutes. Serve the butter biscuits warm with butter, jam, or your favorite spread.