Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

I was looking for a quick bread recipe to serve with our skirt steak last weekend.  I stumbled upon this recipe form Serious Eats.  They claimed it was the best drop biscuit recipe ever.  I am never one to back away from a challenge, so I gave them a try!  These were really good and super quick to make.  You can really taste the buttermilk.  They were soft and tender. You can add some cheese and/or garlic to make these even better.  These will be going into the rotation!

Easy Drop Biscuits
slightly adapted from seriouseats.com
(Printable Recipe)

2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
2 tsp sugar
¾ teaspoon salt
1 cup cold buttermilk
8 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
Preheat oven to 475.

Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Combine buttermilk and melted butter in a medium bowl, stirring until butter forms small clumps.

Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients and stir until just incorporated and batter pulls away from sides of the bowl. Using a large cookie scoop (3 Tbsp), scoop and drop biscuits onto parchment-lined baking sheet. 

Bake until tops are golden brown and crisp, 12 to 14 minutes.  Brush with additional butter if desired.

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  1. These biscuits do look easy to make. Somehow all my biscuits always seem to include bisquick so I can't wait to try these!

  2. I love biscuits but the regular rolled ones rarely get made around here. These look like a great substitute.

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