Flaky Herb Biscuits Recipe


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Total: 0 mins
Serves: 12 servings

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  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mixed fresh herbs, such as rosemary and thyme
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and herbs. Whisk until mixed.

  3. Add butter to flour and using either your fingers or a pastry cutter, cut butter into dough until it is the size of peas.

  4. Add milk to bowl and stir just until a dough forms.

  5. Transfer dough to a lightly floured surface. Roll dough out to 3/4 inch thick. Use 3 inch biscuit cutter to cut out biscuits. Transfer biscuits to prepared baking sheet.

  6. Bake until golden, about 17 minutes. Serve immediately.

Special equipment

rolling pin, 3 inch biscuit cutter