2 cups all-purpose
1 teaspoon baking
3 teaspoons baking
1/2 cup salted butter
2/3 cup grated Parmesan
1 tablespoon sour
1 cup buttermilk
- In a large bowl, combine flour,
baking soda, baking powder and grated Parmesan cheese.
a pastry blender, cut in
the cold butter or margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set
owen to 400F (200C).
buttermilk and sour cream
to the dry mixture and stir lightly with a fork until a soft dough
dough by heaping tablespoonfuls
1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets and bake for about10 to 14 min.
or until golden brown.
warm with stew, soup or
any other meal.
TIP: If biscuits are
to be frozen, cool them first on wire rack and put them in the self
plastic bags, pressing out as much air as possible. Freeze them for up
to 3 months.
|Did You Know?
are a common feature of Southern U.S. cuisine and are often made with
buttermilk. They are traditionally served as a side dish with a meal.
As a breakfast item they are often eaten with butter and a sweet
condiment such as molasses, light sugarcane syrup, sorghum syrup,
honey, or fruit jam or jelly. With other meals they are usually eaten
with butter or gravy instead of sweet condiments. However, biscuits and
gravy (biscuits covered in country gravy) are usually served for
breakfast, sometimes as the main course.
Referring to the Sesame Street character the Cookie Monster, British
author Chris Roberts quipped that he prefers the word "cookies" over
"biscuits," "as a character called Biscuit Monster would never have