“In 'Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant Cookbook'”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
YIELD:
15 biscuits
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lightly grease a rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Dissolve the yeast in the warm water in a small bowl; set aside to proof for 5-10 minutes, until foamy.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt together into the bowl of a stand mixer or a large bowl.
  4. Add the yeast mixture, oil, and milk and mix well.
  5. Knead in a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook or by hand for 5-7 minutes.
  6. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 1/4 inch.
  7. Cut out 30 rounds with a 2-inch biscuit cutter.
  8. Dip the bottom of 15 of the rounds into the melted butter and stack them on the remaining 15 rounds, to make a total of 15 biscuits.
  9. Arrange on the prepared baking sheet and let rise in a warm place away from drafts for 1 hour, until they double in volume.
  10. Preheat the oven to 425°; bake the biscuits for about 15 minutes, until nicely browned.
  11. Serve immediately.

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