Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: Makes About 12 Biscuits
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, 10 ounces
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 5 tablespoons melted butter
- 3/4 cup beer (6 ounces)\
- milk or cream for brushing tops
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar in a mixing bowl. Whisk to blend thoroughly.
Add the melted butter and beer and stir until the mixture holds together. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead 3 or 4 times, just enough to make a soft, cohesive dough.
Cut out with biscuit cutters and place on the prepared baking sheet.
Brush lightly with milk or cream and sprinkle with paprika.
Bake for about 15 minutes, until bottoms are browned.
Makes 10 to 12 biscuits, or more with a smaller biscuit cutter.
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