Maine Blueberry Biscuits

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Blissful Breakfasts!

Maine is one of the US’s biggest domestic growers of blueberries, thus making it the State’s official fruit. Though this may have not been the case had a special farming rake not been invented by a Maine resident making harvesting this anti-oxidant packed super fruit a much easier process. Combining these little blue treats with delicious biscuit dough, provides the BEST morning (or anytime) yummy and nutritional treat. Enjoy!

3 cups all purpose flour

1 cup ice water or milk (can use half & half if not going low fat)

3 tablespoons butter (Substitute dairy-free margarine for vegan)

1 teaspoon salt

½ cup sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 pinch of baking soda

Honey (Substitute with maple or agave for vegan)

1 cup of blueberries


Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees - Combine room temperature butter with sugar – creaming them. Add in flour, salt, baking soda and powder and mix. Slowly drizzle in ice water/milk and as gently as possible, mix in the blueberries. Combine mixture, forming it into dough. Allow the dough to rest in the refrigerator for 30 min.

On a board or counter, roll the dough out and using a cup, cut individual biscuits and place on a non stick pan – arranging them several inches apart. You can top the biscuits with an egg wash or milk to create a shine. Place in oven and bake until golden brown – about 15 minutes. Should you want to use a griddle and not an oven to cook the biscuits, follow the following procedure:

Cut or simply rip small portions of the dough (golf ball size) and by hand, flatten them into small 3-5 inch circular pieces. Prick the surface of the dough with a fork and cook on an oiled hot griddle. Turn with a spatula and remove when golden brown. Watch these flat bread disks closely because they cook fast! Total cook time should be about five minutes.  Serve warm with jam, a drizzle of honey or as a delicious topping!