Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Cat Head Biscuits From Cook's Country April/May 2010 pg 12

Cook's Country (an america's test kitchen mag) has a recipe in the latest issue called Cat Head Biscuits! They are, well, as big a s a cats head!
Here is the recipe: makes 6 biscuits
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups cake flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter cut into 1/2 inch pieces and softened
4 tablespoons shortening cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 1/4 cups buttermilk (sub 1 tablespoon lemon juice into 1 1/4 cups milk, let sit 10 minutes)
Preheat oven to 425. Grease 9 inch cake pan. Combine flours, bp,bs, and salt. Rub in butter and shortening,til mixture resembles coarse meal.
Using a 1/2 cup measure or spring loaded ice cream scoop, transfer 6 heaping portions of dough into prepared pan. Placing 5 around the pan and 1 in the center.
Bake until golden and puffed,20-25 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then transfer to wire rack. Serve.


  1. You forgot to tell us when to add the milk?????

  2. Mix all dry ingredients, cut in shortening/butter 'til like meal, add milk. Shape, bake, dig in! :-)