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Questions tagged [biscuits]

The often-savory quick bread that is common in the US, similar to a scone (UK). For the sweet dessert or snack, use "cookie". For digestive biscuits, use "digestive-biscuits".

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How to get uniform sized biscotti?

I follow this recipe to make biscotti and replace 1 egg with 50 gms of butter. So I end up adding 2 eggs and 50 gms of butter.It is always incredibly yummy but I have 2 issues and would be great if I ...
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Can I save wet biscuits?

In the rainy season biscuits and other dry goods become wet under their packing. Can they be recovered?
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Biscuit burning around sides [closed]

My biscuits are burning around the outside edge of the oven trays. How can I stop this happening?
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Yo-yo/custard cookies cracking

Any advice on why my yoyo biscuits keep cracking on the surface like this would be much appreciated. So far I've tried changing the flour (different protein level and using both self raising and plain)...
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What edible solution can I use cover biscuits to make it waterproof and stronger?

I want to make hard biscuits like teething biscuits Now the biscuits which I have made is not so strong and observes moisture quickly I use all purpose flour, a little baking powder,oil , a little ...
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Edible painting pens and biscuits

Can I use an edible food painting pen to decorate shortbread biscuits or can it only be used on icing? Thanks
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Replacement for digestive biscuits/graham crackers?

I am going to make a cheesecake but I bought the wrong base for it. I want to make good use of the ingredients that I bought. Does cream crackers make good cheesecake base? Or should I make my own ...
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Using applesauce to sub for butter in biscuits

I know that the general rule is that you can use half the amount of butter or oil a recipe calls for and replace the other half with applesauce. My question is, can you do this for baked goods that ...
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What can I use as a substitute for canned refrigerated biscuits in monkey bread?

I'm making monkey bread and I need refrigerated biscuits. I don't have any, however, and I don't really want to go buy them. What could I use instead of refrigerated biscuits?
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When does gluten start to develop in pie crust or biscuits?

To bake tender pie crust, scones, or biscuits, I've always heard that the dough should be handled and mixed as little as possible. The more it's pushed around, the more the gluten develops. There's ...
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Where and how do I keep the extra buttermilk biscuits?

I wrapped some buttermilk biscuits in a kitchen towel and kept them in the pantry (they were baked two days ago) but now they dried out and turned to some teeth-breaking biscuits! Where and how should ...
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Waay too much baking soda, can I salvage these tea buscuits somehow?

I baked something from the 2014 Canadian Milk Calendar's April page, cheddar onion tea buscuits, but I didn't have cream of tartar nor baking powder, and in a rush I substituted far too much baking ...
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What else is being done to make these biscuits

I am looking for a basic Biscuit recipe, and found the one on the Bisquick web site. Looks fairly basic. Too basic to make the biscuits pictured. There are distinct ridging on the tops and the ...
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Cutting cold butter into flour - which mixer attachment should I use?

I have a kitchenaid 6 quart stand mixer and a large family of nine. At the moment we're using coupons to buy biscuit dough, but I wanted to look at the time and effort to make our own. Not just for ...
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How can I make whole wheat bread and biscuits with out the bitter taste?

When I use the command recipe to make biscuits using an organic whole wheat flour it has that bitter brown wheat flavor. how can I change it, or what can I add tot he recipe to make it taste better, ...
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How to make biscuits having flaky texture even after using water in the dough?

Many people say that cookie dough having water or milk in it makes the end result quite rock hard, and many people told me to bind the dough entirely out of fat to make it flaky. But how do the big ...
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“Cream Biscuit” a little raw in the middle

After having some problems initially, I managed to get my "cream biscuits" to rise by measuring the ingredients correctly according to this recipe. However, after 15 minutes of baking, the inside is ...
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Why won't my cream biscuits rise?

I am trying to make these "cream biscuits". However, they just will not rise (tried 4 times) and end up looking very flat. I thought my problem was that I work the dough too much, but I tried it ...
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What is the best way to chip your butter when making biscuits?

I love biscuits and have made many. The one thing that gets me is cutting the butter. I have used several different approaches with varying degrees of success. What works for you.
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Getting biscuit mix to rise…again

Was looking through my pantry and I found some instant biscuit mix that is still good by date. When I tried making a batch of the mix, the dough did not rise at all. I made something that resemble a ...
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Can I make cakes in a tagine?

I am living in Marrakech and in our new place I don't have an oven, and don't really want to buy anything expensive as we will only be here for a few months. I would like to make cakes/biscuits (and ...