Delicious Fresh Apple Biscuits! We take the classic goodness of biscuits with the natural sweetness of fresh apples to form a delightful combo of flaky, tender layers and the irresistible taste of apples.
We top things off with a heavenly cinnamon-vanilla glaze, these biscuits are a treat for the senses.Follow along for step-by-step instructions and indulge in this delightful creation.
Delicious Fresh Apple Biscuits. If you love the comforting taste of BUTTERMILK BISCUITS, you will love this sweet spin on them. We combine the flaky layers of a biscuit with the delightful addition of fresh, juicy apples—this is what makes our Fresh Apple Biscuits truly exceptional.
As you take the first bite, you'll experience the satisfying texture of a beautifully browned outside, giving way to a tender, moist interior packed with the distinct sweetness of apples.
The grated apple inside the dough adds a hint of fruitiness, while the apple slices on top provide a burst of flavor and an appealing touch. Combined with the warm spices of cinnamon and nutmeg, each bite is a happy dance of textures and tastes, leaving you wanting the whole pan for yourself.
We really up the game by adding a finishing touch of a cinnamon-vanilla glaze. This warm glaze drizzled over the golden-browned biscuits elevates their taste with a creamy, sweet, and slightly spiced essence.
Step by Step guide to perfect fresh apple biscuits
- Self Rising Flour
- Confectioners sugar
- Half and Half
How to Make them
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Wash and peel the apple. Slice some thin slices and reserve to put on top of biscuits.
In a large bowl, combine 2 cups of self rising flour, 1 teaspoon of sugar, ½ teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg. Mix to combine.
Grate or cube your cold butter and add in the dry ingredients. Mix well to incorporate the butter throughout. Grate the remainder of the apple. After grating, you should have ¼ to ½ cup. Add to biscuit mixture and mix well.
Add buttermilk about a half a cup at a time until a soft, shaggy dough forms. Do not over mix. Turn out onto a floured surface and form a mound of dough.
Pat flat into a rectangular shape. Turn each end over the middle and then fold in half.
Pat flat again and repeat the layering two more times. Ending with patting out flat to about 1 to 1.5 inches thick. Use a biscuit cutter to cut your biscuits and use your fingers to shape and form them into nice, tall biscuits.
We have a handy video below in the recipe card that explains this in depth.
Add the biscuits to your PAN and top with the reserved slices of apples.
Bake at 425 for 20 to 25 minutes until your level of desired doneness. Cool slightly before serving.
While the biscuits cool, in a medium bowl, mix 1 cup of confectioners sugar with ½ teaspoon vanilla and ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon. Add 2-4 tablespoons of half and half a little at a time until glaze reaches desired consistency.
Drizzle over biscuits in the pan or individually! Enjoy!
Tips and Tricks
Can I use a different type of apple for this recipe?
Absolutely! We simply used Red delicious here but any sweet and crisp apple will work. As always, feel free to experiment with your favorite apple varieties.
Can I skip the glaze?
Yes, the glaze is optional. If you would rather have your biscuits without a glaze, they will still be delicious and full of flavor.
How do I store leftover biscuits?
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. They also can be refrigerated for up to a week.
Why you will love these Fresh Apple Biscuits
The glaze is divine! It's the perfect complement to the flavors of the apple, elevating the overall experience and adding a touch of indulgence.
Enjoy these biscuits fresh out of the oven, with the glaze glistening and the smell of Fall filling the air.
Whether you're sharing them with the ones you love over a cozy breakfast or treating yourself to a well-deserved snack, these Fresh Apple Biscuits are a comforting and delectable addition to any occasion.
These Fresh Apple Biscuits are a delightful twist on the traditional biscuit recipe, adding the natural sweetness of apples into every bite. The combination of tender, flaky biscuits and the flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg make this a must-try treat.
Whether enjoyed for breakfast, brunch, or a sweet snack, these biscuits are bound to become a favorite. So, grab your ingredients and get ready to savor the comforting taste of fall in every delectable bite. Happy baking!
Stuff We Used!
Delicious Fresh Apple Biscuits
- 2 cups Self Rising Flour
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1.5 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ½ cup butter cold and grated or cubed
- ¼ cup apple grated
- 1 cup Buttermilk
- 1 cup confectioners sugar
- ½ teaspoon Vanilla
- 4 tablespoon half and half
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and peel one medium size apple. Slice several thin slices to reserve for top of biscuits for garnish. Grate the remainder of the apple and set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine flour with 1 teaspoon on the cinnamon, reserving the rest for the glaze, salt, sugar and nutmeg. Mix well. Add in grated or cubed, cold butter. Mix to spread butter throughout and coat with the flour and seasoning.
- Mix in grated apple well. Add buttermilk ½ a cup at a time until a soft, shaggy dough forms. Turn dough out on a floured surface and form a ball and press dough together. Flatten out into a rectangle.
- Fold each end of dough over the center and then fold once more over itself. Do this flatten and fold method two more times to form layers for the biscuits. Flatten out again to 1 to 1 and ½ inches thick. Cut with a 2 inch biscuit cutter.
- Place biscuits in a cast iron skillet and top each one with reserved apple slice. Bake at 425 for 20 to 25 minutes until they reach your level of desired doneness. Allow to cool.
- For the glaze, In a medium bowl, mix confectioners sugar, ½ teaspoon of cinnamon, ½ teaspoon of vanilla. Add half and half one teaspoon at a time until glaze thins to your preference. Drizzle over biscuits in the pan or set aside to drizzle per serving.