Classic Butter Biscuits

Baker Bettie Biscuits, Breads, Breakfast 15 Comments

These classic butter biscuits are so tender and flaky and filled with that irresistible butter flavor! The recipe only calls for 6 simple ingredients and comes together very quickly. You can have fresh hot butter biscuits on the table in just about 20 minutes!  I LOVE biscuits. I love biscuits so much that I literally ate half of this pan slathered in butter and blackberry jam as my lunch the day I shot this recipe. I didn’t even feel guilty about it either. Because, YOLO, or something like that. These biscuits are just so dang good. How much do you …

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Old-Fashioned Lard Biscuits

Baker Bettie Biscuits, Breads 26 Comments

These old-fashioned lard biscuits are incredibly easy to make! With only 6 ingredients and a few simple steps the results are perfectly tender and flaky. Stay tuned for my classic sausage gravy to pair with these biscuits coming up!  I’m a biscuits girl. I like them all which ways. Classic ones with butter and jam. Classier ones with thyme and black pepper or maybe even studded with bacon. I even love quick drop biscuits that kinda feel like cheating because they don’t even get my hands messy, but who cares, cuz biscuits!!! But lately, lard has been my go to for making …

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Freeze and Bake Black Pepper and Sage Buttermilk Biscuits

Baker Bettie Biscuits, Breads, Breakfast, Fall Recipes, Holidays, Thanksgiving 4 Comments

Freeze and bake biscuits are the best way to have fresh bread on your dinner or holiday table without the stress! Black pepper and sage buttermilk biscuits can be baked fresh or frozen to be used at a later date when you have a moments notice need for biscuits or are trying to get ahead of the game when cooking for a crowd!  I don’t know about you, but fresh bread is pretty much one of my favorite things in the world. But let’s be honest, on a day as calorie packed as Thanksgiving, bread is really only worth the …

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The Biscuit Mixing Method

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Biscuits, Breads, Fundamentals 11 Comments

Hello lovely friends! Look at my biscuits! Just LOOK at them! I was squeeling with glee when I pulled these babies out of the oven the other day! They are beauts aren’t they? It’s amazing how excited I get over really simple baking executed properly. It is probably my favorite thing ever. And these were my best batch of biscuits yet. SOOO, here we go with the science stuff to help you get biscuits as big and fluffy and flaky as those babies!!! A while back I did a post on The Muffin Mixing Method and gave you a few …

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Sharp Cheddar and Thyme Cheese Puffs (Gougère)

Baker Bettie Appetizers, Biscuits, Breads, Choux Pastry Techniques, Mini, Pate a Choux, Savory, Snacks 28 Comments

Learn how to use pate a choux pastry to make this cheddar cheese puff recipe or gougere as they are classically called. Light and airy on the inside and a little crisp on the outside. Traditional gougere uses Gruyere cheese, but I used sharp cheddar here. Any shred-able cheese will do!  I feel like I need to start this post out with an apology. An apology that the week of Pate a Choux has turned into a week two of Pate a Choux. I had posts lined up for you last week that have now spilled over into this week. Treats that had …

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Basic Drop Biscuits, 5 Ingredients

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Basic Recipes, Biscuits, Breads, Savory 26 Comments

Learn how to make these easy drop biscuits with only 5 ingredients. This basic recipe makes tender fluffy biscuits. Add herbs, cheese, or sausage to change them up! Hello friends! I’m back today with a very basic drop biscuit recipe to add to my “Back to Bake-sics” series. If you aren’t familiar with the series, I started it a few months ago with some very basic stripped down recipes that can be used as is, or can be adapted to become as fancy as desired. I love to create unique and interesting recipes but I could never create an over …

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Buttermilk Bacon Biscuits with Blackberry Jam

Baker Bettie Biscuits, Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads 11 Comments

Learn how to make these light and tender buttermilk bacon biscuits! Bacon fat gives these biscuits deep smoky flavor and I recommend pairing them with blackberry jam for a wonderful savory sweet combination!  I really hope I get the opportunity to meet Alton Brown someday. And not just because I would be more star struck by seeing him than I would seeing Brad Pitt. But because I want to look him straight in the eye and tell him, “thank you.” Thank you for being the one that helped spark my passion for food. Thank you for teaching me so much …

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Blueberry Buttermilk Biscuits with Lemon Glaze

Baker Bettie Biscuits, Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Summer, Sweets 10 Comments

Buttermilk biscuits are so quick to throw together. These blueberry biscuits with lemon glaze are a great way to change up your biscuits and make for a great weekend breakfast! Change up your blueberry muffin routine with these fluffy and flaky blueberry biscuits with lemon glaze! First of all, I just need to say Happy Father’s Day! And really not just the fathers. But to all the men who are positive role models. You may not know who you are, but I’m talking to all you men who are accepting and nurturing and unknowingly filling in the gaps. You all deserve a big “thank …