Herb and nasturtium biscuits à la Julia Child
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Recipe type: bread
 
The herbs and pepper add zest to these flaky biscuits. Depending on how you roll the dough, this recipe yields 18 - 24 biscuits
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 8 tablespoons chilled shortening
  • 4 tablespoons fresh minced chives
  • 4 tablespoons fresh minced parsley, minced
  • 5 nasturtium leaves, minced
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in large bowl.
  3. Cut in the shortening and blend with pastry blender or a fork until mixture is crumbly
  4. Add minced herbs.
  5. Stir in the eggs and buttermilk.
  6. Turn onto a floured surface and gently knead until it becomes a soft dough ball
  7. Roll ½" thick.
  8. Cut into rounds
  9. Set on ungreased baking sheet 2" apart and bake for 10 minutes
Recipe by Life in a Skillet: food, family, culture at https://lifeinaskillet.com/2013/01/herb-and-nasturtium-biscuits-a-la-julia-child/