How to Make the Best Buttermilk Biscuits from Scratch
Cut butter in small pieces.
Firstly take big bowl and add maida, baking soda, baking powder and sugar. Mix all these dry ingredients very nicely. Now add butter chunks into it and mix with hands nicely. Add buttermilk as well and mix all ingredients and bind the dough. Dough for buttermilk biscuits is ready.
Roll dough giving it a round shape. Spread some dry flour on a board and place dough on it. With help of your hands flatten it in with ½ inch thickness. Take a glass or bowl for cutting biscuits. Place the mild on top of the prepared sheet and cut biscuits. Keep the biscuits in a baking tray at distance. Make biscuits form rest of the dough like wise. Grease all biscuits with butter with help of a brush.
Preheat oven at 180 degree centigrade. Place the biscuits tray at the middle rack and set oven at 180 degree centigrade for 15 minutes. Check after 15 minutes. Biscuits have become golden brown, they are now ready. If biscuits have not turned brown then bake them for 3-5 more minutes.
Keep the baked biscuits on wire rack so that they turn frigid. Crusty-brittle buttermilk biscuits are ready. Store the biscuits in air tight container for up to 15-20 minutes and enjoy eating.
If you are using slated butter for making buttermilk biscuits then don’t add salt in the batter, but if using unsalted butter then add ½ tsp butter.
While baking biscuits keep a constant check as time varies in different oven models.