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Gluten-Free Biscuits

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

9 biscuits

Basic gluten-free biscuits are fantastic with brunch, dinner or even a bowl of soup for an easy lunch. This recipe is perfect for tweaking—stir in your favorite ingredients like shredded cheddar and garlic powder, Swiss and chives, or Parmesan and Italian seasoning. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups gluten-free all-purpose baking flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a large bowl, whisk the first 6 ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk; stir just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 8-10 times.
  2. Pat or roll dough to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Gluten-Free Biscuits Tips

What flour is gluten free?

Flours that are gluten free include almond, amaranth, bean, buckwheat, coconut, corn, millet, rice, oat, quinoa, sorghum and teff. You can also buy gluten-free baking flour mixes. Or make your own gluten-free flour mix! The flour will come in handy in these gluten-free bread recipes.

Are there gluten-free refrigerated biscuits?

You may be able to find gluten-free refrigerated biscuits at a store near you. Look for brands like Annie’s and Immaculate Baking Company. Pair them with one of these gluten-free recipes with 5-star ratings.

How do you make buttermilk?

To make a cup of buttermilk, place 1 tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice in a measuring cup and add enough milk to measure 1 cup. Stir; let stand for 5 minutes. You can also use 1 cup of plain yogurt or 1-3/4 teaspoons cream of tartar plus 1 cup milk.

Research contributed by Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 biscuit: 205 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 467mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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