Quick and Easy Cream Biscuits

"These biscuits come together in a flash and require no special equipment, and are very, very good also!!"
 
Quick and Easy Cream Biscuits created by Lalaloula
Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
6
Yields:
8 biscuits
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ingredients

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directions

  • Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 450°F Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. Stir in the cream with a wooden spoon until dough forms, about 30 seconds, Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured counter and gather into a ball. Knead the dough briefly until smooth, about 30 seconds.
  • Shape the dough into a 3/4 inch thick circle. Cut biscuits into rounds or wedges. Place rounds or wedges or parchment-lined baking sheet. (the baking sheet can be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated for up to 2 hours). Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes, rotating baking sheet halfway through baking.
  • FYI Unlike traditonal biscuits, cream biscuits benefit from relatively rough treatment. A biscuit that was kneaded for 30 seconds before baking rose higher than a biscuit that was gently handled.

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  1. Lalaloula
    What a wonderful recipe! The biscuits came together so quickly and easily and tasted great! They were fluffy and flaky on the inside with a nice crunchy outside. We loved them! :) The taste was yummy, too. I reduced the salt to 1/8 ts and used a vegan cream substitute, but they still came out wonderful! I had to add in a good tag more flour to make the dough workable, though.<br/>THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing a real keeper, Chef mariajane!
     
  2. Lalaloula
    Quick and Easy Cream Biscuits Created by Lalaloula
  3. Lalaloula
    Quick and Easy Cream Biscuits Created by Lalaloula
  4. Soozzee
    These were great! They rose nice and tall, were easy to separate and weren't crumbly. What I like about them is they aren't as salty and heavy on the baking powder flavor that typical biscuits have. Perfectly suited to my taste! Thanks mariajane! With additional sugar, I bet these would be outstanding shortcakes to serve with strawberries and whipped cream. Yum
     
  5. 2Bleu
    Great biscuit recipe. Light, fluffy, and yummy! Thanks for sharing. :)
     

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