Beer-Thyme Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman
TOTAL TIME: 35 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 25 min
YIELD: 6 large biscuits
LEVEL: Intermediate


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 10 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves stripped from stems
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup cold dark beer (recommended: Bass Ale)
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      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

      Mix the dry ingredients and thyme leaves together in a large bowl until combined. Add the melted butter and beer and stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture begins to hold together. Turn the dough out onto a work surface and knead gently just until the dough comes together into a ball. Flatten the dough into a rectangular shape using a knife, divide it into 6 equal portions. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet.

      Bake until biscuits being to turn golden and are firm to the touch, about 25 minutes. Serve warm.


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