Drop Biscuits with Orange Honey Butter

"Tender, flaky drop biscuits slathered with creamy, orange honey butter. Great for mornings, afternoons, or even the holiday table."



For the Drop Biscuits: – 2 cups all purpose flour – 1 tablespoon sugar – 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt – 1 tablespoon baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon soda – 5 tablespoons butter – 1 cup of buttermilk, *see notes For the Orange Honey Butter: – 1/2 cup of butter, 1 stick – 4 tablespoons of honey – 1 teaspoon orange zest – pinch of salt


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Drop Biscuits with Orange Honey Butter



1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees and set out a stick of butter for the orange honey butter. The biscuit butter should be kept cold until you are ready to use it.


1. In your mixing bowl combine together the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and soda. Mix to combine. Using the large section of a hand grater, grate the 5 tablespoons of cold butter into the flour mixture, then mix to fully incorporate.

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2. Once the butter is in pea sized crumbles add your buttermilk (or buttermilk alternative*) and stir to combine. The dough will be sticky and might be slightly lumpy.

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3. Generously butter your muffin tins, or line them with paper muffin cups.

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4. Divide the dough among the pans, trying to get them as even as possible. Gently tap down any dough peaks using fingers dampened with water.

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5. Bake the drop biscuits in a 450 degree oven for 15 - 18 minutes or until the tops are golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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1. Place the now room temperature butter in the bowl of your mixer.

Make the Orange Honey Butter:

2. Whip the butter until it's smooth then add in the honey and orange zest.

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3. Continue to whip until the honey and orange zest are fully incorporated.

Make the Orange Honey Butter:

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