Making bread is easy, I used to make it a lot when my kids were little, and I had a fancy bread machine. Now, that I am armed with an air fryer, and I love to experiment, I tried this today and the results were amazing.
The house smelled wonderful, there is nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread coming from the air fryer. My kids always come running to grab a slice while they are nice and hot and the butter just melts into it. Can you picture it? I told my son, Jason that I would work on making homemade butter in the coming weeks, so be on the lookout for that recipe. I promise you, it’s easier than it sounds, it is so easy you won’t believe it.
When I was a small child, my mother and grandmother would always bake bread, did I mention I am old? I come from an old-fashioned Italian household, where everything was made from scratch, so it’s not surprising I went into the “food business.”
Here are the simple steps, for making homemade blueberry biscuits in your very own air fryer,
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Air Fryer, Blueberry Biscuits
These are such a twist from the ordinary buttermilk biscuits, I usually make for the kids. I used fresh blueberries, and they were awesome, The drizzle of icing on top made for a sweet breakfast.
- Prep Time: 20
- Cook Time: 10
- Total Time: 30
- Yield: 8 servings 1x
- Category: Baked Goods
- Method: Air Fryer
- Cuisine: American
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening (or butter)
- 2 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2–4 tablespoons milk
- In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and ground cinnamon.
- Use your mixer to blend in the shortening.
- Add your buttermilk, and mix well. Once the dough starts forming a ball, stop mixing.
- Fold in the blueberries. I used my hands, to get everything well blended.
- Flour the work surface and rolling pin and roll out the dough.
- Use a biscuit cutter to cut out the biscuits. Then place the formed biscuits in a greased air fryer for 6-9 minutes at 350 degrees F.
- Let cool slightly, before drizzling the icing over the biscuits.
To make the icing, you will need 1 cup of powdered sugar and 2-4 tablespoons of milk. Simply, mix together until well blended.