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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, butter and honey. Try these delicious biscuits with gravy too. Anyway you like to eat biscuits, it’s all good!
Serve with butter and honey!
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 cup sourdough starter
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
In a medium bowl, combine the flour, soda, salt and baking powder. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
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 425º for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately
Makes about 15 biscuits.
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