Best Drop Biscuits

From Holiday Ham and Biscuits

Best Drop Biscuits

Why This Recipe Works

We wanted a drop biscuit recipe that would offer a no-nonsense alternative to traditional rolled biscuits, with the same tenderness and buttery flavor. Replacing milk with buttermilk intensified the flavor and improved the texture of our bi...

Why This Recipe Works

We wanted a drop biscuit recipe that would offer a no-nonsense alternative to traditional rolled biscuits, with the same tenderness and buttery flavor. Replacing milk with buttermilk intensified the flavor and improved the texture of our biscuit recipe. Allowing melted butter to clump in the buttermilk added height, since the water in the butter expanded and evaporated in the oven.

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Holiday Ham and BiscuitsSeason 9, Ep. 916

We reveal the test kitchen’s technique for making a holiday ham that’s moist and tender, with a glaze that complements but doesn’t overwhelm the meat. We then pair it with the perfect drop biscuits—si...