Recipe by Erindipity
Even though we may be on a diet, my family couldn't stand the thought of giving up biscuits. I have been looking for good homemade biscuits that were a little lighter. I don't know if these qualify as lighter or not, but they are good. CALORIES 131 (32% from fat); FAT 4.7g (sat 2.9g, mono 0.9g, poly 0.2g); PROTEIN 4.2g; CARB 18.5g; FIBER 0.5g; CHOL 13mg; IRON 0.9mg; SODIUM 239mg; CALC 98mg WW points 3.
- 9 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 cups)
- 2 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoons butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
- 3⁄4 cup fat-free buttermilk
- 3 tablespoons honey
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 400°.
- Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Chill 10 minutes.
- Combine buttermilk and honey, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; stir just until moist.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times.
- Roll dough into a (1/2-inch-thick) 9 x 5–inch rectangle; dust top of dough with flour.
- Fold dough crosswise into thirds (as if folding a piece of paper to fit into an envelope).
- Reroll dough into a (1/2-inch-thick) 9 x 5–inch rectangle; dust top of dough with flour.
- Fold dough crosswise into thirds; gently roll or pat to a 3/4-inch thickness.
- Cut dough with a 1 3/4-inch biscuit cutter to form 14 dough rounds.
- Place dough rounds, 1 inch apart, on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until golden.
- Remove from pan; cool 2 minutes on wire racks. Serve warm.