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onion poppy seed biscuits

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

There is something about the taste of onion in bread that just makes my mouth water. I found this wonderful recipe and photo in a Taste of Home cookbook.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For onion poppy seed biscuits

  • 1 md
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
    poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 c
    (1/2 stick) cold butter, cubed
  • 1 c

How To Make onion poppy seed biscuits

  • 1
    In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the onion until tender; set aside.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, brown sugar, poppy seeds, salt and baking soda. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 3
    Stir in the onions. Stir in the buttermilk just until moistened.
  • 4
    Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface; knead 6-8 times. Pat to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • 5
    Place biscuits 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
  • 6
    Bake in a preheated 450-degree oven for 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  • 7
    NOTE: If you don't have buttermilk, you may substitute 1 Tbsp. of white vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to measure a total of 1 cup (for 1 cup buttermilk).