Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine
Show: Cooking Live
Save Recipe Print
Total:
45 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
25 min
Yield:
16 to 24 biscuits

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Into a large bowl sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut butter into bits and with your fingertips or a pastry blender blend butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk and heavy cream, stirring with a wooden spoon until just combined (mixture will be wet).

Transfer dough to a well-floured surface and with floured hands turn dough to coat evenly. Knead dough gently 4 to 6 times, or just until smooth (do not overwork dough). Pat or roll out dough into an 8-inch round (slightly more than 1/2-inch thick).

Using a floured 2 to 2 1/2-inch star-shaped or round cutter cut out biscuits and arrange about 1-inch apart on baking sheets. Gently pat out or roll out dough scraps and cut out more biscuits in same manner.

Bake biscuits, 1 sheet at a time, in middle of oven until pale golden and cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer biscuits as baked to a basket lined with a cloth and cover with cloth to keep warm and moist.

Serve biscuits with butter.

Our Best Thanksgiving Videos 15 Videos

Get the recipe

Sticky Pecan Pull-Apart Bread 00:37

This simple dessert is a crowd pleaser that only uses a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked Brown Rice

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Twice-Baked New Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Salmon Baked in Foil

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Baked Penne with Roasted Vegetables

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Baking Powder Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Marion Cunningham

Baking Powder Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Mustard Glazed Baked Ham and Pimento Cheese Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Browse Reviews By Keyword