BLUEBERRY BISCUITS

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Homemade biscuits are spiked with fresh, sweet blueberries in this crowd-pleasing Blueberry Biscuits recipe. This recipe is perfect to replace your traditional buttermilk biscuit recipe at breakfast. Try it also as a side to your favorite salad or as a light dessert served warm with ice cream.

Blueberry Biscuits

Blueberry Biscuits

WJ treated me to a fun weekend. We visited Greenwood, MS. We visited Viking Cooking School, shopped at the retail store which is like shopping for diamonds to me and took a cooking class. As well, we stayed at The Alluvian Hotel and this is where I was inspired! The Alluvian offered not-your-standard Continental breakfast. They refer to it as the Southern Buffet breakfast offering homemade buttermilk biscuits and gravy, pancakes, cheese grits, frittata, and a to-die-for blueberry biscuit.

Blueberry Biscuits

The Blueberry Biscuit is what inspired me!! It was just slightly sweet. It was crusty on the outside but wonderfully fluffy on the inside.

I wanted to fill my pocket full and bring all I could home.

I didn’t.

But, I did start working on replicating it as soon as I got home!

Blueberry Biscuits

Tips and Options

  1. First, I used solid vegetable shortening instead of butter in these Blueberry Biscuits. I tested it with both, but they were less dense using shortening. Also, I prefer buttermilk to whole milk. Buttermilk always gives breads and cakes a very tender texture.
  2. I have used both fresh and frozen blueberries in this recipe. Usually, frozen berries are cheaper than fresh.
  3. Most important, you’ll want to make sure your blueberries are dry before adding them to your ingredients.
  4. Serve these Blueberry Biscuits for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert. Add them to your breakfast and brunch menu. As well, try them with salad for lunch.
  5. Finally, you may like these ham biscuits and blueberry cookies too!
Blueberry Biscuits

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Blueberry Biscuits

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Blueberry Biscuits

Decadent Blueberry Biscuits

Buttermilk biscuits are spiked with fresh, sweet blueberries in this crowd-pleasing favorite.
Author: Paula
4.80 from 30 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 24 minutes
Servings: 10 servings

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Ingredients

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 Tablespoon solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 to 1 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • flour for rolling biscuits
  • solid vegetable shortening or vegetable oil for pan

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
  • Grease pan. I like to use a cast iron skillet
  • In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Cut shortening into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add milk and mix until the dough sticks together. Try not to over-mix.
  • The dough will be stiff.
  • Fold in blueberries.
  • Sprinkle a flat surface lightly with flour. Knead slightly and pat into 1/2 inch thick. Cut with a biscuit cutter.
  • Bake at 450 degrees 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Nutrition

Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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29 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    It’s my second time making this AWESOME, Excellent Fantastic Bread Pudding!

    Thank You

  2. 3 stars
    I haven’t tried this yet so I only gave 3 stars, sorry, I didn’t know how else to ask a question! I don’t have a cast iron pan. I’d love to try this recipe. What else can I use to bake these?

    Thank-you, I can’t wait to try them. 🙂

  3. 5 stars
    Scrumptious! Never had blueberries in biscuits before. Wow!. So good. We’ll be making these regularly. Thank you

  4. 5 stars
    I loved how crusty the the outside is! Really delicious, and my family liked it. I’ll be having this again soon.

  5. 5 stars
    Nothing like blueberry biscuits for breakfast. Soft, delicious and a hit with the family.

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