Double Vanilla Sage Biscuits
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Double Vanilla Sage Biscuits - Best, most simple biscuit recipe ever! By
Serves: 6 biscuits
Dry Mix
  • 2 cups flour, AP
  • 3 tablespoons sage, freshly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
Wet Mix
  • 1 stick butter, frozen
  • 1 cup buttermilk, very cold
  • 1 plus ½ teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 8" skillet, preferably cast iron
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  1. Pre-heat oven to 500 F.
  2. Whisk all dry ingredients together in bowl. Place bowl in freezer for 10 minutes.
  3. Place tablespoon of butter in skillet.
  4. When flour mixture is very cold, remove and grate frozen butter into bowl quickly.
  5. Stir gently to combine. Add in buttermilk and vanilla bean paste and stir gently until justo combined.
  6. Place skillet into oven with the tablespoon of butter in it to warm.
  7. Turn onto lightly floured board or counter-top. Press into a rough rectangle or large circle. Be light with the dough.
  8. When pressed to about 1" tall, use biscuit cutter (3" is my choice) to cut out biscuits.
  9. Carefully place biscuits into hot skillet.
  10. Bake until golden, about 12 minutes.
  11. Remove and cool to enjoy.
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Makes 6 large 3" biscuits. -- 2015
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 biscuit
Recipe by Southern FATTY at