St. Louis chef Kevin Nashan of Peacemaker Lobster and Crab restaurant serves these slightly sweet biscuits with his seafood boils; but even if you never throw a lobster or shrimp boil party, file this great recipe away.

Source: Midwest Living

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Jeremy Charles

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut butter into small pieces; freeze 15 minutes. Meanwhile, place flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a food processor. Add butter and pulse until the largest butter chunks are pea-size. (Or use fridge-cold butter and a pastry blender to do this by hand.) Transfer mixture to a bowl. Gently stir in 1 cup buttermilk; dough may seem dry. Cover and chill 15 to 20 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450°.

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  • On a well-floured surface, roll dough into a square-ish shape, about 1/2 inch thick. Fold into thirds, like a letter. Rotate the dough 180 degrees, roll again, and repeat folding. Roll out again, this time to a 3/4-inch thickness. Cut into biscuits with a sharp 2 1/2-inch round cutter. Gather and gently reroll scraps to cut a few more biscuits. Brush tops with melted butter, if desired. Bake until golden brown, about 14 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

202 calories; fat 8g; cholesterol 22mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 27g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 0g; trans fatty acid 0g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 3g; protein 4g; vitamin a 248.4IU; vitamin c 0.3mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 1.9mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 58.7mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 399mg; potassium 73mg; calcium 104mg; iron 1.6mg.
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