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Lori's Buttermilk Biscuits

 

“Our kids love these biscuits. They are really light and fluffy. I am a foods leader at our local 4-H club and last year one of our members used this recipe for competition and won Grand Champion Foods article at Hants County Exhibition.” - Lori Vroegh, Sunny Point Farms, Proud Farmer-Owner

 

Sunny Point Farms, Phillip and Lori Vroegh, Proud Farmer-Owners
 
Phillip and Lori Vroegh, along with their three children, live at the aptly-named Sunny Point Farms in East Noel, Nova Scotia. They’ve been a part of the Farmers Dairy Cooperative since 1959, when Phillip’s Dad and late Grandfather first bought the farm. Today, farming is a family affair with their children - Logan, Cole and Marissa - all involved in 4-H.
 
Ingredients
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup cold Farmers butter (cubed)
  • 1 cup Farmers buttermilk
  • 1 egg
Method
 
1. In bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

2. Using pastry blender, or 2 knives, cut in butter, until in coarse crumbs.

3. Whisk buttermilk with egg.

4. Sir buttermilk, egg mixture into flour mixture with a fork to make soft dough.

5. With lightly floured hands, press dough into ball.

6. On lightly floured surface, knead gently 10 times.

7. Pat dough into ¾” thick round.

8. Using 2 1/2” round cutter, cut into rounds.

9. Place on parchment paper, lined or floured rimless baking sheet.

10. Bake at 400 F in oven till golden brown (approx. 12 – 15 mins)

 

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