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Cornmeal Biscuits



  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons chilled butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk, plus 1 tablespoon


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. In medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and sugar. Cut butter into flour until mixture is crumbly. Stir in 3/4 cup buttermilk until the mixture holds together.
  3. Roll to 1-inch thickness. Using a 2-inch round cutter, cut into 8 biscuits. Brush tops with the tablespoon of buttermilk.
  4. Bake until golden and fluffy, about 12 minutes.

Posted by kdipaolo at Recipe Goldmine 7/12/01 1:44:45 pm.


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