Best-Ever Buttermilk Biscuits

“Best-Ever Buttermilk Biscuits”

20 minutes or less

1 cup all-purpose flour
11⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons chilled butter or margarine, cut into
small pieces
1⁄2 cup low-fat buttermilk
Honey (optional)

1. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife.

2. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is crumbly. Add buttermilk; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.

3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 4 or 5 times. Roll dough to 1⁄2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1⁄2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with honey, if desired. Makes 7 servings (serving size: 1 biscuit).

Per serving: Calories 102 (32% from fat); Fat 3.6g (sat 2.2g, mono 1g, poly 0.2g); Protein 2.5g; Carb 14.8g; Fiber 0.5g; Chol 10mg; Iron 0.9mg; Sodium 298mg; Calc 79mg

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