Delicious & Nutritious: Gluten Free Biscuits Recipe
Are you tired of boring, bland gluten-free biscuits? Look no further than the Mrs. P’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits recipe! These fluffy and flavorful treats are sure to satisfy even the most discerning biscuit lovers, while being entirely gluten-free and dairy-free.
I know how challenging it can be to find a recipe that meets all your dietary restrictions without sacrificing taste, texture or flavor. That’s why I’m excited to share this recipe with you – it’s packed full of healthy ingredients and packs a flavor punch that will leave you wanting more.
Crafted with teff flour, quinoa flour, flax seed meal and other premium ingredients, you’ll love how each bite combines the nuttiness of teff and quinoa with the sweetness of sugar for a mouth-watering sensation. And don’t worry about missing out on your dairy products because we’ve replaced buttermilk with non-dairy alternatives for the same great taste without any unwanted side effects!
So if you’re ready to up your gluten-free biscuit game and wow your family and friends at breakfast, brunch or dinner, then follow along as we take you step-by-step through our Mrs. P’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits recipe. Get ready to enjoy these fluffy delicious treats while sticking to your dietary requirements!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
Are you searching for a gluten-free biscuit recipe that is both hearty and delicious? Well, look no further, as Mrs. P’s Hearty Gluten-Free Biscuits will steal your heart with their fluffy texture and delectable taste.
Imagine sinking your teeth into a warm and perfectly-baked biscuit without any worries of developing gluten-related allergies or sensitivities. With this recipe, you can experience the comfort of homemade biscuits while keeping it healthy at the same time.
Mrs. P’s Hearty Gluten-Free Biscuits are not only gluten-free but also dairy-free, and they contain a good amount of fiber-rich flaxseed meal which makes them all the more nutritious. Also, the recipe includes Roza/Olina crackers and Seed 100g which adds a subtle yet distinctive flavor to the biscuits.
But wait, it gets better! The ingredients needed for Mrs. P’s Hearty Gluten-Free Biscuits are fairly simple and readily available in your pantry. This means you do not have to go through long aisles in search of uncommon ingredients just to achieve the perfect biscuit dough.
In addition to being simple to make, this recipe is versatile and allows for substitutions and variations based on your dietary requirements or preferences. Not in the mood for buttermilk? Swap it out with alternatives like almond milk or coconut milk. Don’t have teff flour on hand? Use buckwheat flour instead.
In conclusion, Mrs. P’s Hearty Gluten-Free Biscuits are a delectable treat suitable for everyone – whether or not they suffer from gluten intolerance or other dietary restrictions. So why not give this recipe a try today? I bet you’ll love it almost as much as I do!
Now that you’re excited to try these Mrsp’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits, let’s take a look at the ingredient list that makes them so special!
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 2 cups gluten-free flour (I use a mix of 1¼ cups teff flour and ¾ cup quinoa flour)
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 1 tbsp sugar
- ½ tsp salt
- 2 tbsp shortening
- 2 tbsp flaxseed meal
- 1 tsp guar gum (or xanthan gum)
- 1 cup gluten-free buttermilk (mix 1 cup dairy-free milk with 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar)
- Optional: Roza Crackers, Olina Crackers, Seed 100g (crushed in a food processor), for a CRUNCHY texture
Note: If you have a gluten-free baking mix that you love, feel free to substitute it for the combination of flours listed above. Just use enough flour to make up 2 cups.
These biscuits are super easy to make, and the ingredients are readily available in most grocery stores. In addition, the recipe is highly adaptable. You can add shredded cheese or herbs for flavored biscuits, or swap out the buttermilk for chicken broth to make a perfect biscuit topping for your favorite chicken pot pie recipe. Get creative with your pantry staples!
The Recipe How-To
Now, let’s move on to the exciting part – making the biscuits! With a few simple steps, you’ll be enjoying warm and delicious hearty gluten-free biscuits in no time.
- 4 cups gluten-free baking mix
- 6 1/2 tbsp shortening
- 2 tbsp flax seed meal
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp guar gum
- 1 cup teff flour
- 1/4 cup quinoa flour
- 2 cups gluten-free buttermilk
Step One: Preheat Your Oven
First things first, preheat your oven to 400°F. This will ensure your biscuits cook evenly and come out fluffy and golden brown.
Step Two: Combine Dry Ingredients
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients – gluten-free baking mix, flax seed meal, salt, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, guar gum, teff flour, and quinoa flour.
Step Three: Cut in Shortening
Next, using a pastry blender or fork, carefully cut in the 6½ tbsp of shortening into the bowl with the dry ingredients. The mixture should resemble coarse sand with some larger chunks of shortening.
Step Four: Add Buttermilk
Once again with a fork or a spatula if needed slowly begin to stir in 2 cups of gluten-free buttermilk until the dough comes together into a ball.
Step Five: Shape Dough into Biscuits
On a floured surface begin to shape your dough by either rolling it and cutting them with a cookie cutter or simply by rolling the pieces into balls then pressing them flat with your hand. You want to aim for around twelve even sized biscuits.
Step Six: Bake and Enjoy!
Place the biscuits onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and dust the tops lightly with flour. Then, place them into the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes until they are golden brown. Serve hot out of the oven with any dish of your choosing.
There you have it, the perfect recipe for gluten-free and dairy-free buttermilk biscuits that are easy to make and delicious to enjoy!
Substitutions and Variations
Looking for ways to change up the Mrsp’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits Recipe? Here are some substitutions and variations you can try:
– Flour: If you don’t have teff flour or quinoa flour, you can substitute other gluten-free flours like rice flour, sorghum flour, or almond flour. You’ll want to use a gluten-free baking mix that already contains xanthan gum or guar gum to help bind the dough together.
– Buttermilk: If you’re dairy-free, you can make your own buttermilk substitute by mixing 1 cup of almond milk with 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice. Let it sit for 5 minutes before using in the recipe.
– Shortening: If you don’t have shortening, you can use coconut oil or vegan butter instead. Just make sure they’re solid at room temperature so they will work well in the recipe.
– Flax seed meal: You can also use chia seeds instead of flax seed meal as an egg substitute. Mix 1 tablespoon of chia seeds with 3 tablespoons of water and let it sit for 5 minutes before using in the recipe.
– Cheese biscuits: If you want to make cheesy biscuits, add 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese to the batter before forming into biscuits.
– Drop biscuits: To make drop biscuits, spoon the batter onto a greased baking sheet instead of forming into individual biscuits. Bake as directed in the recipe.
– Chicken pot pie topping: Use this biscuit recipe as a topping for chicken pot pie by dropping spoonfuls of the batter on top of the filling before baking in the oven.
Don’t be afraid to experiment with different flavors and textures when making this gluten-free biscuit recipe. With these substitutions and variations, you’re sure to find a version that works for your taste preferences and dietary needs.
Serving and Pairing
Now that you’ve made these delicious gluten-free biscuits, it’s time to serve and pair them with your favorite dishes. These hearty biscuits go well with just about anything.
For breakfast or brunch, serve them with some warm sausage gravy and eggs or make a s’mores twist on the classic recipe by adding marshmallows and chocolate chips. You could also make an open-faced sandwich out of them topped with mashed avocado, smoked salmon, and a sprinkle of sea salt.
For lunch, they are perfect when paired with chicken salad or roasted beef sandwiches. Adding cheese to the biscuit dough before baking can take any sandwich it to the next level.
For dinner, these biscuits complement soups (such as roasted corn or chili) perfectly. Drop a biscuit right into the soup bowl and wait for it becomes fluffy and melts in your mouth in contrast to the savory soup flavors. It is heavenly! Another pairing – with chicken pot pie – will satisfy your comfort food cravings any day of the week.
For dessert, serve the biscuits as a base for strawberry shortcake or fill them up with hazelnut spread as a sweet surprise. The hearty texture of the biscuits pairs perfectly with sweet toppings.
Overall, these gluten-free biscuits can go beyond breakfast and make themselves at home at any mealtime or snack time.
Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating
Now that you have made the Mrsp’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits, you’d want to know what you can do if there are leftovers. Firstly, let’s talk about making them ahead.
The good news is that this recipe allows for preparing the biscuit dough in advance and baking them when you are ready to serve. Simply wrap the dough in plastic wrap or keep it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. When you’re ready to bake them fresh, simply place them on a baking sheet and bake as directed.
Storing your biscuits is easy too! Once they have cooled down completely, store them in a resealable bag or an airtight container on your kitchen counter for up to two days. You can also freeze the biscuits for up to three months by packing them tightly in freezer-safe bags or containers.
Reheating biscuits is just as easy as making them! For best results, warm them up in the oven at 350°F (180°C) for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. You can also reheat them quickly in a microwave if you are short on time.
It’s always great to be able to make something ahead of time, store it easily and reheat it quickly without losing its taste and texture. This recipe is no exception and ensures that you have fresh and delicious biscuits whenever you crave them.
Tips for Perfect Results
We all want our biscuits to turn out perfect. But sometimes, even following a recipe exactly can still leave us with less than optimal results. Here are some tips to ensure that these gluten-free biscuits come out fluffy, flavorful and delicious every time.
Firstly, make sure your ingredients are at room temperature. This is especially important for dairy-free buttermilk. If it’s cold and then mixed with baking soda, it won’t react well and your biscuits will be dense and heavy. Plan ahead and take the buttermilk out of the fridge 30 minutes before making the recipe.
Secondly, avoid overworking the dough, this applies to biscuit dough made with traditional flour as well, but it’s even more crucial for gluten-free biscuit dough because they have a tendency to become dense if overworked. Mix the dough only until just combined and use a light hand when patting it out and cutting it into rounds.
Thirdly, making sure that your baking soda is fresh is crucial for the texture of your gluten-free biscuits. Check the expiration dates on your powders before starting to bake.
Fourthly, using a mix of flours can help mimic wheat flour’s properties in gluten-free baking. Teff flour is a good choice because it contributes to extra flavor while rice flour makes for a great texture. You can also try quinoa or sorghum flour for their taste.
Finally, your choice of fat can also make or break your gluten-free biscuits. While lard was traditionally used for flaky biscuits, shortening or coconut oil are good choices for dairy-free versions. In addition, using flaxseed meal or xanthan gum can help provide structure similar to what you would get with wheat-based baked goods.
Follow these tips and these hearty gluten-free biscuits will come out perfectly every time!
Now that you know all about the ingredients and how to make this delicious gluten-free biscuit recipe, let’s take a moment to discuss some of the most frequently asked questions. Here are some tips and insights that will help you avoid common mistakes and get perfect results every time.
What are gluten free biscuits made from?
For this recipe, you’ll need some common pantry items to make a delicious and healthy treat. You will need 100g of fine caster sugar, 100g of unsalted butter that is soft enough to be easily beaten, one beaten egg, 200g of gluten-free plain flour (with some extra for dusting), 50g of cornflour, ½ tsp of xanthan gum, ¼ tsp of fine sea salt, and, if you like, a handful of dark chocolate chips to sprinkle on top once it’s done.
Does Pillsbury make gluten free biscuits?
In this recipe article, I will be sharing the steps, tips and recommendations for making buttery and delicious biscuits without gluten, courtesy of Pillsbury Baking.
Which savory biscuits are gluten free?
Here are some gluten-free and dairy-free cracker options for those looking for healthier snack alternatives: Schar Salti Crackers (175g), Le Pain Des Fleurs Crispbread Buckwheat No Added Sugar (125g), Roza’s Naked Crackers (120g), Eskal Original Crackers (200g), Olina’s Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Crackers (100g), Roza’s Fire Crackers (120g), and Olina’s Fig & Sunflower Seed Crackers (100g).
In conclusion, Mrs.P’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits recipe is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious, easy-to-follow gluten-free recipe. With its delightful combination of healthy, organic ingredients such as flax seed meal, teff flour, and guar gum, it delivers a batch of fluffy biscuits that will leave you feeling full and satisfied. This recipe is not only organic but also free of dairy and gluten making it ideal for those with dietary restrictions or preferences.
If you’re struggling to find a biscuit recipe without gluten or dairy, give this one a go! It’s easily customizable with various flours, so feel free to mix and match based on your preferences. You can also pair it with different sides or even use it as the base for dishes like chicken pot pie. By following the instructions closely using high-quality ingredients like Roza Crackers or Olina Crackers, you’ll have homemade biscuits that are just as delicious as their gluten-laden counterparts.
So don’t wait any longer to try Mrs.P’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits recipe; you won’t be disappointed. It’s proof that eating healthily doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or texture. Plus, with the added benefit of being organic and healthy, you can feel good indulging in these biscuits anytime!
Mrsp’s Hearty Gluten Free Biscuits Recipe
- 1 1/4 cups gluten-free baking mix (*6/2/1)
- 1/4 cup teff flour, use 1/4 cup
- 1/4 cup quinoa flour
- 1 teaspoon guar gum
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons flax seed meal
- 6 tablespoons shortening
- 1 cup buttermilk
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a mixing bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients and whisk to mix. Mix the shortening until the mixture resembles crumbs. Add the liquid and gently mix until the dough forms a ball. Turn out onto a floured surface (sweet rice flour) and pat to
- 1" thickness. Cut the dough into 2 1/2 inch squares or use a biscuit cutter. Place lightly touching each biscuit on an ungreased baking pan (or pizza stone) Bake for about 20 minutes. CHeck to make sure that the biscuit dough is done before removing from the oven. Makes about 8 large biscuits
- * Here is the gluten free flour mix that I use
- *Gluten Free Flour Mix
- 6 cups Sweet Rice flour
- 2 cups Potato starch
- 1 cup Tapioca starch.
- **I have found if I sub 1 cup of yogurt, it makes a very light biscuit.