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Butter Swim Biscuits

Butter Swim Biscuits

 

Butter Swim Biscuits are a delightful and easy-to-make treat. They get their name from the unique cooking method where the biscuits swim in a pool of melted butter while baking. Here’s a simple recipe to prepare them:

 

Ingredients:

For the biscuits:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted

Instructions:

  • Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C). Place a 9×13-inch baking dish or a similar-sized oven-safe dish in the oven while it’s preheating. This will ensure the dish is hot when you add the butter and biscuit dough.
  • Prepare the Biscuit Dough: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add Buttermilk: Pour in the buttermilk and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; the dough should be lumpy.
  • Melt the Butter: In a microwave-safe bowl or on the stovetop, melt the stick of butter until it’s completely liquid.

  • Prepare the Biscuits: Carefully remove the hot baking dish from the oven (use oven mitts), and pour the melted butter into the dish. It should sizzle.
  • Drop the Biscuit Dough: Using a spoon or an ice cream scoop, drop spoonfuls of biscuit dough into the hot butter. You can space them out evenly.
  • Bake: Return the dish to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown on top.
  • Serve: Remove the biscuits from the oven, and let them cool for a few minutes. They are best served warm, straight from the dish. Enjoy!

These Butter Swim Biscuits are a fantastic addition to breakfast or brunch, and they pair wonderfully with honey, jam, or even a savory gravy. Be cautious when handling the hot baking dish, and use oven mitts or potholders to avoid burns.

 

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