When looking for homemade biscuit recipes, websites like Betty Crocker, The Food Network, Martha Stewart and the Paula Deen site offer a variety of different recipes to try. All of the recipes come with complete step-by-step instructions.
The Paula Deen Network offers a basic recipe for homemade biscuits. The recipe below is for 36 servings and requires no advanced cooking skills.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 12 min.
Ready In: 22 min.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 1 tbsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. salt
- 8 tbsp. butter, cubed
- 3/4 cup milk
- Preheat oven: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Combine dry ingredients: Combine sugar, salt, flour and baking powder in larger bowl and mix well.
- Add butter: Cut butter into the dry mix until a cornmeal texture is achieved.
- Add milk: Create a well in the center of the mixture and pour milk slowly into the hole.
- Knead: Knead the dough gently to combine the milk.
- Roll out biscuits: Flour a flat surface and roll dough out to desired thickness. Cut out the biscuits with a biscuit cutter.
- Bake biscuits: Brush the bottom of the baking sheet with butter and place biscuits on the pan with edges touching. Place in the oven and bake for 12 minutes.
The Martha Stewart website provides a recipe for a flaky homemade biscuit with a video documenting the steps and the Food Network website provides several biscuit recipes from various Food Network chefs.
Betty Crocker uses Bisquik as a main ingredient in most of the recipes found on the site, but has a variety of different flavors, such as cheesy garlic biscuits, cheesy bacon pull-apart biscuits, spicy sweet potato, praline and angel cream biscuits.