Confession: I am an absolute sucker for biscuits and gravy. It’s like pizza for me; even if it’s not great, it’s still biscuits and gravy. I have made close to 100 batches of biscuits over the last two years or so, trying to perfect my recipe while still keeping it simple. I am here today to share that recipe with you. Because I am a bit extra, I heightened some of the ingredients for my own flavor palate, but you can use the standard forms of the ingredients and still have some of the best biscuits and gravy of your life. By making loose piles of batter before baking, you will ensure that your biscuits are fluffy and perfect for adding gravy on top of. Remember we aren’t going for a biscuit sandwich, we want fluff and pieces that are easily broken with a fork while eating.
I am keeping the listed necessary ingredients separate for the biscuits and the gravy, in case you want to make either of them separately, and to avoid confusion. Let’s get to work!
Biscuit ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 4tsp baking powder 1/2tsp baking soda 1/2tsp salt 1 cup buttermilk 4tbsp chilled but pliable butter (I used 2tbsp browned butter and 2tbsp beef tallow, you can try a mixture like that if you like)
Gravy ingredients: 1lb sausage 1/2 carrot, finely grated (this will add some great color to the