Ingredient List
For the Dough:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅔ cup whole milk
Assembling the Biscuits
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  • In a small bowl, combine egg and milk. Add to flour mixture and stir.

  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently about 20 times.

  • Roll out to ¾-inch thickness and cut biscuits with a 2-inch biscuit cutter, making 10-11 biscuits.

  • Place on prepared baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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