Thursday, December 2, 2010

Friendship Biscuits

While playing on Facebook one night last week from my Blackberry I saw a post from the Friendship Bread Kitchen about trying out some recipes for them. I have made Friendship Bread a few times in the past and thought this could be fun. When I got an email back I found out that they wanted me to make biscuits with Friendship bread starter. Seemed easy enough to me and with a holiday coming up I thought I had the perfect time to make them! So I got my starter ready to go (along with other Thanksgiving goodies).
And set out to make my biscuits on Thanksgiving morning. I used:
• 1 cup flour (3/4 white and 1/3 whole wheat)
• 1/4 tsp baking soda
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 1 tsp baking powder
• 1 eggs, beaten
• 1/2 cup Amish Friendship Bread starter
• 1/8 cup oil
Here are the directions:
1. Combine all wet ingredients in a medium- size bowl. Combine all dry ingredients in a larger bowl and make a well in the center.
2. Pour the wet ingredients into the well and whisk until fully incorporated and dough begins to pull away from the sides of the bowl.
3. Transfer dough mixture to a lightly floured surface and roll to ½- inch thickness. (I think I messed up a little here and rolled them too thin)
4. Using a 3" round cookie cutter cut out biscuits and place on lightly greased cookie sheet. ( I used a silpat per usual for me!)
5. Brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter. Cover loosely with oiled plastic wrap and let rise for 30 minutes. (Since I did not have plastic wrap I used waxed paper instead).
Here are my biscuits on the rise:

6. Bake for 15–20 minutes at 350 F. Serve immediately.
Here are the finished biscuits.

Although they do not look as good as I had hoped they did taste great. Hubby made some sausage gravy and I had one biscuit with a little of that and one with a little NutellaSmile
They taste great nice and light with that lovey sour-doughy texture, next time however I might think about adding some other spice or cheese into my biscuits. (That said they did also make a nice little  sandwich over the weekend with some cheese Wink)


  1. My cinnamon friendship bread was delicious...I'd like to try those biscuits though. :)

  2. These look great. Stop in and link up on my new Amish Bread link up!!! I'd love to have you. I'm baking for the Friendship Bread Kitchen, too! How fun! Susie