Traditional Buttermilk Tea Biscuits
PREHEAT oven to 400F
LINE one baking sheet with parchment paper
WHISK together first 4 ingredients
ADD grated butter, combining with a fork. Dough should resemble coarse crumbs.
ADD buttermilk and stir until dough comes together in a shaggy mess - hey, no other way to describe it!
LIGHTLY flour work surface
MOVE dough onto work surface and pat into a square about 1 inch thick
FOLD dough in half
PAT dough gently down into 1 inch thick square
WITH floured biscuit cutter or drinking glass, cut out circles. This recipe made 7 large biscuits for me.
PLACE biscuits on parchment lined baking sheet
BAKE for 15-18 minutes. Mine were perfect at 16 minutes on the dot !