Archive for March, 2008

Lemon Coconut Scones

Scones are very similar to biscuits, so I basically adapted my biscuit recipe to scones. Remember, as with biscuits, treat the dough gently. Overworking leads to bricks. Ingredients: 4 cups unbleached all purpose flour 8 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp kosher salt 2/3 cup sugar 4 tbls butter 4 tbls shortening [...]

The “Crap, I don’t have any buttermilk” buttermilk biscuits

So I decided to make biscuits to go with dinner tonight… And wouldn’t you know it, the world was out to get me. Bad thing 1; I was out of cake flour. (My recipe calls for a 1:4 ratio of cake to all-purpose flour). Bad thing 2; my digital scale’s battery was deeeeeeeeead (I normally [...]