Biscuits sweet with honey and a touch of salt. The Susman family stopped by last night with some delicious treatsbfrom a local restaurant to see if I could recreate them. These are close. I am going to play with this recipe a bit.
2 cups all purpose flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
Dash of salt
5 Tbsp cold unsalted butter
2 Tbsp honey
1 cup cold buttermilk
Little more flour for kneading surface
3 Tbsp salted butter, melted
2 Tbsp honey
Preheat the oven to 425 and lightly grease a large baking sheet.
In a bowl of an electric mixer, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir until combined.
Melt 3 tablespoons salted butter and honey in a small bowl and set aside.
Chop cold butter into pieces and add it to the flour mixture. Use a pastry cutter until it looks like coarse crumbs. Pour in honey and mix for a few seconds.
Pour cold buttermilk into the center of the mixture. Mix until just combined, dough will be sticky.
Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and sprinkle with a little more flour on top. Knead dough 5-6 times and pat into a ½ inch-think circle.
Using a biscuit cutter, start to cut out biscuits. Kneading it as little as possible, you can rework dough scraps into a ball and shape it into a circle again. Cut out more biscuits.
Place biscuits on the baking sheet leaving about an inch in between.
Brush each biscuits with honey butter mixture.
Bake for 10-13 minutes until raised and golden brown.
As soon as you take the biscuits out of the oven, brush them with more honey butter mixture.