Karl Worley's Family Reserve Biscuits

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
20 min
Total Time:
25 min
Yield:
6 biscuits

Ingredients

FOR BISCUITS

  • 2 cups White Lily® All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, very cold
  • 2 tablespoons lard or bacon fat, very cold
  • 1 cup full-fat buttermilk
  • ⅔ cup heavy cream

FOR SHAPING

  • 1½ cups White Lily® All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Butter the bottom and sides of a 10-inch cast iron skillet.
  3. Mix together dry ingredients.
  4. Grate the cold butter and lard into the dry ingredients and toss to distribute.
  5. Pour buttermilk and cream into dry ingredients and mix until just barely combined. It should resemble cottage cheese.
  6. Use a 4-ounce scoop or spoon to place one dollop of dough into a bowl with the remaining flour.
  7. Place into the skillet very close together.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown and set.
  9. Pour melted butter over biscuits as soon as they are out of the oven.

Nutrition

Calories (Calories from Fat ), Total Fat g (Saturated Fat g, Trans Fat g), Cholesterol mg, Sodium mg, Total Carbohydrate g (Dietary Fiber g, Sugars g), Protein g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A %, Vitamin C %, Calcium %, Iron %.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Baking Tip

To measure flour, stir it, spoon it gently into a dry measuring cup, and level it with a straight edge. Do not pack it or shake it down.

Baking Tip

Use any excess dough to make decorative cut-outs to place on top of cobbler prior to baking.