Colonial Buttermilk Biscuits
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cake flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Melted butter||1 Tablespoon|
|Baking powder||4 Teaspoon|
Preheat the oven to 450Â° F.
Lightly grease a baking sheet.
Sift the flours, salt, baking powder, and sugar together.
Cut in the butter with knives or a pastry blender until the mixture is mealy.
Beat the egg yolks and buttermilk together until well blended.
Make a well in the center of the flour mixture.
Add the egg yolks and buttermilk.
Mix just long enough to moisten completely.
Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for about 30 seconds.
Roll the dough 1/2 inch thick.
Cut the dough with a 1/2 inch biscuit cutter.
Brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter if desired.
Place the biscuits on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake at 450Â° F for 12 minutes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3307 Calories from Fat 1072
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 121 g186.4%
Saturated Fat 68.7 g343.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 644.3 mg214.8%
Sodium 2580.9 mg107.5%
Total Carbohydrates 477 g159%
Dietary Fiber 37.8 g151%
Sugars 30.9 g
Protein 84 g168.6%
Vitamin A 72.4% Vitamin C
Calcium 178.7% Iron 81.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet