Recipe: Perfect Stovetop Biscuits

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Stovetop Biscuits. Making biscuits on the stovetop is easy with a skillet or a Dutch oven. Favorite traditional recipes can still be used, or even a simple pre-made dough from the grocery store. From crispy pan-fried styles to fresh, soft types, there are options for creating your perfect biscuit.

Stovetop Biscuits Tricks to Making the Best Skillet Biscuits: Not only are these buttermilk biscuits some of the best you will ever make, they are SO so good! I have a fantastic biscuit recipe in my book, and a yeast biscuit here on my site called Angel Biscuits… but they are different types of biscuit. They are layered and flaky and tall…These are a quick, "drop" style biscuit. You can have Stovetop Biscuits using 4 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Stovetop Biscuits

  1. It’s 2-1/2 cups of self rising flour more for dusting.
  2. You need 1 cup of evaporated milk.
  3. Prepare To taste of Lyles Golden Syrup.
  4. Prepare 2 tablespoons of butter cubed.

Make a well with flour mixture and slowly add milk into the middle. Knead dough with your fingers and add milk when necessary. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll out to desired thickness. Butter bottom of skillet and place biscuits in pan.

Stovetop Biscuits step by step

  1. Heat a cast iron skillet..
  2. Mash the butter into the flour till it looks like sand. Add milk and mix..
  3. Dust with flour and knead just a bit. Form into 2 inch disc..
  4. Add to the hot skillet and cover, leave space enough to turn the Biscuits over. Let cook 7-8 minutes, on medium heat, and turn..
  5. Cook 3 minutes on second side, covered. This is an old Griswold lid which I heated up before putting on my skillet..
  6. Serve with Lyles Golden Syrup or honey. I hope you enjoy!.

Cook the biscuits: Coat the skillet with the remaining shortening. Drop heaping tablespoons of dough onto the hot skillet. Cooking Biscuits in a skillet on stove top for those who don't have ovens. Dutch Oven – If you want to make a whole pan of drop biscuits, you can cook them in a Dutch oven, either over the campfire on a tripod, or on the grill. Pie Iron – If everyone would rather cook their own biscuits, this is the perfect way.