Southern Butter Biscuits
|All purpose flour||500 Milliliter (2 Cups)|
|Baking powder||4 Teaspoon|
|Butter||125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)|
|Milk/Light cream||225 Milliliter (1 Cup)|
|Milk||25 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)|
In bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add 1 cup (225 mL) milk, stirring with fork to make soft, slightly sticky dough.
Form into ball; knead gently on lightly floured surface about 10 times.
Roll dough into circle about 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick.
Cut with floured 2 inch (5 cm) cutter.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Brush each biscuit lightly with 2 tbsp (25 mL) milk; sprinkle with cornmeal.
Bake in 400Â°F (200Â°C) oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.