December 2, 2009

Fast Cream Biscuits

2 C. all purpose flour
2 t. sugar2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1 1/2 c. heavy cream

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Stir in the cream with a wooden spoon until the dough forms, about 30 seconds. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured counter and gather into a ball. Knead the dough briefly until smooth, about 30 seconds.

2. Pat the dough into a 3/4 inch thick circle (I use a rolling pin). Cut the biscuits into rounds using a 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter (I use a glass cup). Place the biscuits on the parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes. These are really moist biscuits. They are not dry at all and are really tasty!

Homemade honey butter:
1/2 c. softened butter
1/4 c. honey
*Whip until light and fluffy

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