not my mama biscuits

Author Notes: flaky, buttery biscuits with a slick trick for when you don't have buttermilk on hand.Fatimah Steele

Serves: 12 biscuits


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cold
In This Recipe


  1. whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. work in the butter until pea-sized. stir together the yogurt and milk and add it to the flour mixture, stir until dough forms. on a lightly floured surface flatten into a rectangle fold like a business letter, repeat 3-4 times. on the last turn roll out and cut out your biscuits. brush with milk. bake at 425F for about 15 minutes in a cast iron skillet.

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