Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

Ingredients

¾ cup buttermilk

2 tbsp buttermilk for brushing the biscuits

2 cups all purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

7 tbsp butter, chilled in freezer and cut into thin slices

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 425*

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper

Combine the baking soda, baking powder, flour and salt with a whisk

Using a pastry cutter, cut the butter into the flour mix. It should resemble coarse crumbs in about 5 minutes.

Make a well in the center of that mix and pour in the ¾ cup buttermilk, stir until just combined

Lightly flour the counter and place dough on the flour

Using your hands, pat into a rectangle

Fold this rectangle into thirds

Turn the dough one half turn

Pat into a rectangle once again.

Repeat steps 8,9,10 two more times

Roll the dough to one-half inch thickness

Cut out 12 biscuits using a 2 ½ inch cutter, do not twist the cutter. Push it in and lift it out immediately

Place the biscuits on the baking tray

Using your thumb, make an indent in the top of each biscuit

Brush the tops of the biscuits with buttermilk

Bake for about 15 minutes.

Serve warm

Enjoy

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