Cassava Flour Buttermilk Biscuits
- Otto's cassava flour
- butter - softened
at room temperature**
- half and half -
we mix half raw milk with half raw cream*
- baking powder -
homemade or grain-free
- cream of tarter
*For dairy-free option
replace buttermilk and half and half with 1 1/2 cups coconut milk, combined with 1 tbsp lemon juice.**Replace butter with ghee, palm shortening, or lard for a dairy-free option.
Preheat oven to 450*.
Combine dry ingredients: cassava flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt.
Using a pastry cutter, cut in butter until a crumbly dough has formed and there are no chunks of butter left.
, cream, and buttermilk and mix until combined.
Whip the egg whites with a stand mixer or high-powered hand blender until they are thick and fluffy.
Using a rubber spatula, fold the whites into the dough until just a streak remains. Don't overmix biscuits or they'll become tough.
Using two spoons, scoop large spoonfuls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, spacing two inches apart.
Bake for 18-22 minutes. Remove when the tops have begun to brown.