.@Food52Hotline trying to get biscuits to brown on top. Raise temp or lower temp & increase cooking time?
Brush tops with a little beaten egg wash (beat an egg with a little water)
Thank you. Will give it a try.
Brush them with either a beaten egg, w/ salt , or cream, w/ salt. The Salt is what browns them. When you want a browner crust on anything, casserole or baked good, RAISING the heat will do it, not lowering the heat.
Thanks! Only considered lowering temp to be able to leave in longer. Will try the salt.
I have never used salt to brown a biscuit just for a little extra flavoring. Browning agents are either the egg wash as I mentioned above OR brush tops with a little melted butter. Do not extend the baking time or temperature as this will effect the quality of the biscuits texture.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Plus fun variations on the classic!
The Better Way to Make An Affogato
Is the Easy-Bake Oven Over?
Ending Soon: Cookware Sale!
Make Jamie Oliver’s Crazy, Genius One-Pot Chicken
Seedlip: The Drink That's Gonna Make Your Summer
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)