March 16, 2014

Sourdough Gold Nugget Biscuits

On the Menu Today~
Sourdough Gold Nugget Biscuits

Serve these delicious biscuits with a big bowl of your favorite chili, stew or soup.
These wonderful biscuits are light, flaky, delicious and
have a nice sourdough taste.
Enjoy these biscuits warm,
with your favorite jam or jelly or
try these delicious biscuits with gravy~
Anyway you like to eat biscuits, it's all good!

Sourdough Gold Nugget Biscuits

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
Cooking Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, soda, salt and baking powder. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. In a small bowl, combine starter and buttermilk, mix into butter and flour mixture with a fork to form a soft dough. Turn out onto a floured surface, knead lightly for 30 seconds. Roll out to 1/2 inch thick and cut with a 3 inch cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet and brush tops with melted butter. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and put in a warm place to rise for 30 to 45 minutes. Bake at 425ยบ for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve immediately.
Makes about 15 biscuits.

Sourdough, Biscuits

~This recipe is from the book; Simply Sourdough~The Alaska Way~ by Kathy Doogan~

Healthy Note: Buttermilk is a low-fat addition that makes dishes, such as mashed potatoes fluffier~
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