Flaky Biscuits

Mmmmm, the breakfast of champions – bacon, eggs, and biscuits.

These biscuits were very tender and thick!  They were great for this breakfast, but would also be wonderful served with sausage gravy or along side a hearty stew, fried chicken, or other dinner.  Give them a try!

Flaky Biscuits
Source:  Good Things Catered, originally from Joy of Cooking

Yield: 8-10 big biscuits

Ingredients:
2 c. all purpose flour
2-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 to 1/2 tsp salt
6 Tbsp butter, plus more to top
3/4 c. milk {I used buttermilk}

Directions:
-Preheat oven to 450 degrees
-In large bowl, sift or whisk together flour, powder and salt.
-Cut the very cold butter, into dry ingredients until butter pieces are about the size of a pea.
-Add the milk and mix until just combined (texture should be sticky, moist and lumpy)
-Roll or pat the dough out on flour prepared surface into 1 in. thickness.
-Cut with lightly floured biscuit cutter and place on prepared baking sheet.
-Top each biscuit with a small cube of butter to help brown.
-Place in oven and bake for about 10 minutes or longer until tops are nicely browned.
-Serve immediately.

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