Sweet biscuits are my weak point – I’ll admit it fortunately! These biscuits are easy, scrumptious, and full of blueberries. I’ll select these over a blueberry muffin any day. I wish to make these when we’ve got visitors stick with us, however I additionally make them when it’s simply the household. I at all times attempt to save one to have within the afternoon with tea!
The odor of baked items within the morning is heavenly. Whereas these might seem labor intensive, they aren’t so there is no such thing as a excuse to not make a batch and see for your self how great they’re!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 stick (8 Tbsp.) butter – Very Chilly
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 cup contemporary blueberries (might use frozen)
4 Tbsp. salted butter – melted
Glaze – See Notes for Different Glaze
1 cup Powdered Sugar
1-2 teaspoons Lemon Juice
1 teaspoon of Lemon Zest (non-obligatory)
1 tablespoon Milk
Minimize the butter into small chunks and place in freezer to get chilly.
Grease a forged iron skillet with butter (or grease a baking sheet)
Preheat oven to 475° F
Make the glaze – In a bowl, whisk all of the elements collectively till mixed and put aside.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar along with a whisk then lower in chilled butter. Use a pastry cutter, a fork, your palms, or no matter works for you, lower within the butter till it’s about pea-size.
Add buttermilk slowly to the flour combination till you have got simply sufficient the place the dough separates from the perimeters of the bowl. Stir till simply mixed and switch dough onto a floured work floor.
Sprinkle the highest of the dough with flour and utilizing your palms or a rolling pin press/roll the dough to about 1/2-inch thickness.
Put blueberries over dough and knead by folding the dough over onto itself, push it down, fold it once more, push it down, fold it a 3rd time, after which flatten out to about 1-inch thick.
Minimize into biscuits with a biscuit cutter or a glass. (2-inch or 2 1/2 biscuit cutter)
Place biscuits within the forged iron skillet ensuring the biscuits are touching. If you’re utilizing a baking tray, make sure that the biscuits are touching as effectively.
Bake at 475° F for a complete of 10-12 minutes – however round 6-8 minutes take the biscuits out of the oven and brush every biscuit liberally with melted salted butter – this is essential! Brush the tops and any uncovered sides. Place biscuits again within the oven.
Whenever you see the tops turning a light-weight brown (and the blueberries burst), take them out. The temperature in the course of the biscuits will stay highly regarded as soon as out of the oven and can proceed the cooking course of. In case you depart them in previous this level, they are going to burn simply.
Let the biscuits cool within the pan for about 10 minutes. Then drizzle, or pour, the glaze over the biscuits.
Serve straight away!
• It’s important for the butter to be very chilly which is why you must put it within the freezer for a minimum of 10 minutes.
• In case you desire a plain glaze that isn’t lemon, here’s a recipe!
Plain Glaze: Simply whisk elements collectively
1 cup powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. milk (or extra if not skinny sufficient)
1/2 tsp. vanilla
• Retailer any leftover biscuits in an hermetic container.