DIY Bacon Biscuits

We’ve said biscuits are like your little black dress, they never go out of style. And another thing that definitely doesn’t go out of style are biscuits that have bacon in them; it’s the perfect side dish splurge. Here’s a great recipe for them that will make Tuesday seem – well – less like Tuesday

Bacon Biscuits

from Levi Mezick

Arbole Chili Butter/Basil Butter

840 G All Purpose Flour

56 G Sugar

30 G Baking Powder

2 tsp Baking Soda

2 tsp Kosher Salt

1 Pinch Nutmeg

340 G Butter

200 G Bacon

200 G Gruyere

400 G Yellow Cheddar

520 G Buttermilk

Yield:  3/4 sheet pan biscuit dough rolled

– Sift all dry components.

– In mixer with paddle, combine dry ingredients and butter.

– Mix on speed 1, until butter is almost all combined.

– Incorporate bacon and cheese.

– While mixing, poor buttermilk to incorporate until just blended.

– Turn dough onto floured surface and fold twice.

– Roll out on full sheet pan to height of sheet pan.

– Cut into 4 inch squares ( 4 X 5 ).

– Chill for ten minutes.

– Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Check, rotate, and bake for 10 more minutes.

Arbole Chili Butter

1 G Arbole Chili Powder

½ lb of butter

1 G maple syrup

Sea Salt to taste

– Combine all ingredients.

– Taste and adjust to your taste.

Basil Butter

¼ cup Roasted Garlic Puree

1 Bunch Basil

Salt

½ lb butter

– Pick the leaves of the basil and blanch in boiling water.

– Dry the basil and then puree in a blender.

– Combine all ingredients.

– Taste and season.