Ham Biscuit Recipe | Country Ham Biscuit


Ham Biscuit and Country Ham

It is believed that, this dish is a pride of Virginia culture. Ham Biscuit or Country Ham Biscuit is a Southern tradition and it has been loved by people for centuries. This dish is the combination of salty, smoked meat and butter milk biscuit. It can be served as snacks and also this is perfect breakfast with grits and eggs. You can have it any time and also very easy to make. Country Ham Biscuit is loved by the people of Southern states. It belongs to the Virginia culture.


Ham Biscuit

What is Ham Biscuit?

Ham biscuit is a combination of salt, meats, sugar and spices. It allowed to cure for months and then can be smoked. It is very famous and popular breakfast in Southern States of United States of America. This dish is a pride of Virginia culture. Ham biscuits can be served as a grilled steak with red gravy or commonly tucked inside a biscuit sandwich. You can also eat it like a biscuit sandwich. You can find it in any local shops in Virginia or you order it online from anywhere in United States of America.


Tips for making Country Ham Biscuits

1. Always assumed that you should count 2-3 biscuits per person.
2. This dish should be served warm or at room temperature.
3. The biscuit should be cut into small size.
4. If you really want to taste real ham biscuits than you should use country ham from Virginia or Kentucky.
5. You can make biscuit as per the taste you like from sweet to salty. You can use honey mustard, pimento cheese, butter mustard or spicy mustard.

Ham Biscuit

Ham Biscuit Recipe

Ingredients to make Ham Biscuits

All-purpose Flour (3 cups)
Granulated Sugar (2 tablespoon)
–  Baking Powder (2 teaspoon)
Salt (3/4 teaspoon)
Whole Butter Milk (3/4 cup)
Melted Butter (1 tablespoon)
Spicy Orange-Peach Butter
Baking Soda (1/2 teaspoon)
Cold Butter (1/2 cup- cut into pieces)
Thinly Sliced Ham (12 ounces)


How to make Ham Biscuit

Instructions to make Ham Biscuit

1. To make this dish, preheat oven to 450°F.
2. Mix together all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, granulated sugar and salt in a bowl.
3. Now cut cold butter and blend it in a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
4. Now add whole buttermilk, and stir until mixture comes together in a ball like dough.
5. After this, knead the dough three to four times.
6. Lightly flour top of dough and a rolling pin.
7. Now roll dough into a rectangle shape and fold dough in half.
8. Now repeat the rolling and folding procedure again.
9. After this cut the dough in a small pieces in biscuit shape.
10. Place parchment paper on baking sheet and then place biscuits 1 inch apart on a baking sheet lined.
11. Now bake it in preheated oven until golden brown.
12. Now put baked ham between two biscuits.
13. Now for serving, brush tops of hot biscuits with melted butter and serve it.

Ham Biscuit

What to serve with Ham Biscuits?

1. Fruit Salad
2. Scrambled Eggs
3. Shrimp
4. Grits
5. Pancakes
6. Waffles
7. Pea Salad
8. Spinach Quiche
9. Creamed Peas
10. Oven Roasted Asparagus

Nutrition in Ham Biscuit

Calories- 254kcal
Fat- 12g
Sodium- 640mg
Sugar- 2g
Iron- 2mg
Vitamin A- 125IU
Carbohydrates- 26g
Potassium- 347mg
Saturated Fat- 5g
Protein- 10g
Calcium- 28mg
Fibre- 1g
Cholesterol- 28mg

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