Lemon Thyme BiscuitsRecipe found online here.
- 1/4 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest, freshly grated
- 2 cups white flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 -3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
- 3/4 cup buttermilk, plus
- 2 tablespoons buttermilk
- buttermilk, for brushing
Preheat the oven to 425*F.
Lightly oil a baking sheet.
Place the butter pieces and lemon peel in a medium bowl or in food processor.
Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt over the butter.
By hand or with the food processor, mix the butter into the flour until evenly distributed.
Add the thyme and mix well.
Add the buttermilk and stir or pulse briefly.
The dough will be soft and a little sticky.
On a lightly floured surface, pat the dough into a 9-inch circle that is about 1/2 inch thick.
Slice it into six pie-shaped wedges.
Place the wedges on the prepared baking sheet and brush the tops with a little buttermilk.
Bake for 20 minutes, until the biscuits are firm and nice and golden brown.