Total Time
45mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 20 mins

The wonderful tastes of lemon and thyme come together beautifully in a biscuit! Thanks to Moosewood Restaurant! This recipe used in Italy and England too!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425*F.
  2. Lightly oil a baking sheet.
  3. Place the butter pieces and lemon peel in a medium bowl or in food processor.
  4. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt over the butter.
  5. By hand or with the food processor, mix the butter into the flour until evenly distributed.
  6. Add the thyme and mix well.
  7. Add the buttermilk and stir or pulse briefly.
  8. The dough will be soft and a little sticky.
  9. On a lightly floured surface, pat the dough into a 9-inch circle that is about 1/2 inch thick.
  10. Slice it into six pie-shaped wedges.
  11. Place the wedges on the prepared baking sheet and brush the tops with a little buttermilk.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes, until the biscuits are firm and nice and golden brown.
  13. Serve immediately.
  14. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

This received rave reviews from my guests. I really enjoyed using the food processor to mix the dough. Thanks for the wonderful directions. I did cut mine in about 8 wedges instead of the 6. My guests asked for the recipe!

PaulaG October 24, 2004