These Cast Iron Skillet Buttermilk Biscuits are Simple, Quick, Flaky and Delicious. Well worth the extra work. Better than the canned version
I was preparing a gnocchi dish one night and realized I forgot to pick up some bread to go along with the pasta. I didn’t even have any canned biscuits on hand. No sense in panicking tough. I remembered I had this awesome Cast Iron Skillet Buttermilk Biscuits recipe I was dying to make.
These biscuits are simple to make and produce a flaky texture and are absolutely delicious! All you need are a handful of ingredients and a cast-iron skillet!
If you don’t have any Buttermilk on hand and don’t feel like going to your local grocery store, check the Chef’s Notes on the recipe card for an easy substitute.
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How to Make these Cast-Iron Skillet Buttermilk Biscuits
Preheat oven to 425°F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
Cut in cold butter until mix until crumbly.
Gradually start to add buttermilk to dry mixture, consistently stirring until the mixture is completely moist.
Move dough to a gently floured surface and knead a handful of times.
Roll dough out to approximately 3/4 inch thick. Fold dough in half, roll out the dough until 3/4 inch thick again.
Using a 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter, cut biscuits, and place in a cast-iron skillet.
Bake for approximately 17 minutes or until browned.
Remove from oven and brush with melted butter.
Cast-Iron Skillet Buttermilk Biscuits
- 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
- 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
- 3/4 Tsp Kosher Salt
- 1/2 Tsp White Sugar
- 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter, Cubed
- 1 Cup Buttermilk
- 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, Melted
how to make this recipe
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
- Cut in cold butter until mix until crumbly.
- Gradually start to add buttermilk to dry mixture, consistently stirring until mixture is completely moist.
- Move dough to gently floored surface and knead a handful of time.
- Roll dough out to approximately 3/4 inch thick. Fold dough in half, roll out dough until 3/4 inch thick again.
- Using a 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter, cut biscuits and place in cast-iron skillet.
- Bake for approximately 17 minutes or until browned.
- Remove from oven and brush with melted butter.
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