Nothing says Sunday morning quite like a freshly baked Southern biscuit. I'll admit my motivation to make these wasn't that I woke up and was bit by the culinary bug. The truth is, we didn't have any bread left to go with our eggs and bacon and neither one of was felt like going to the store for more. So, lucky for us I did have all the fixins for a biscuit recipe. These little breakfast delectables really are the ideal Southern biscuit! And I'll admit, now that I've had these I'm glad we were out of bread that morning.
-1 teaspoon sugar
-1 tablespoon baking powder
-1 teaspoon salt
-8 tablespoons butter, cubed
-3/4 cup milk
1. Heat oven to 425.
2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut butter into the mixture and knead in until it looks like cornmeal. (I eventually used my hands to do this.)
3. Make a well in the middle of the flour mix and slowly add the milk into the middle. Flour your hands a bit and knead dough with your fingers. Lightly flour your counter and roll dough onto surface to desired thickness. Cut biscuits with a small biscuit cutter. (You can use a round cookie cutter too. I actually have neither so just used a knife to cut out circles).
4. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
Source: Paula Deen