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Video: Buttermilk Biscuits

See how to make beautiful, flaky-but-tender buttermilk biscuits.

 
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In this video, Chef John shows you how to make light, flaky buttermilk biscuits. You’ll learn how to cut-in the cold, cold butter. Cold is the key here. You’ll see how to work the biscuit dough and then roll it out. Get a trick for getting the biscuits to rise up straight in the oven. They’ll come out beautiful golden brown, flaky but tender. YUM! Check out the recipe for Chef John's Buttermilk Biscuits. They take a little practice, but you’ll quickly get the hang of it. See more Chef John videos >>

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MrsMorton 
Oct. 11, 2013 6:40 am
You can also buy powdered buttermilk. I buy SACO brand cultured buttermilk blend. (It's in a squat, round container, 12 ounces, and has a cartoony looking chef on the front.) You add this to water. You have to keep it refrigerated, but for those of us who can't buy buttermilk, or who just don't use it too often, it's a much better alternative. They have a website: www.sacofoods.com. Good luck.
 
GorgeousGram 
Sep. 29, 2013 8:17 am
What is a substitute for the wire pastry cutter
 
Call Me Alice 
Apr. 7, 2013 5:38 pm
Celeste: He give buttermilk, not milk, as the liquid ingredient. ThuanPoe POH: Add a little lemon juice or vinegar to your milk to make a good substitute for buttermilk. allrecipes.com/HowTo/Common-Ingredient-Substitutions/Detail.aspx
 
ThuanPoe POH 
Mar. 26, 2013 5:52 pm
Please help with suggestions for us who could not buy buttermilk. Could we make our own, or any substitutes ?
 
Chakavau 
Feb. 15, 2013 11:01 pm
Great video! awesome recipe and easy...Thanks chef john
 
flour_dusted 
Dec. 13, 2012 12:08 pm
Wonderful video Chef John! The technique is the key to wonderful flaky biscuits. I folded 4X and baked up some awesome biscuits!
 
canadagrams 
May 6, 2012 12:45 pm
I do not use salt just shorting and 1 tbs of sugar baking power and milk flour too of course.
 
canadagrams 
May 6, 2012 12:43 pm
I use shorting for the tea biscuits.
 
Celeste 
Apr. 22, 2012 1:05 pm
And I know this has buttermilk in it, but my grandma used lard instead of butter. Bad for you, of course! Lol. But the flavor was incredible. She lived into her 90's so it couldn't have been all bad.
 
Celeste 
Apr. 22, 2012 1:00 pm
Wonderful video. The only thing that put me off a bit is that I was looking for a true "buttermilk biscuit" recipe like my grandma made. It really involved buttermilk, though she hand churned it. There is a tang to buttermilk you can't reproduce using just butter and milk.
 
 
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