Camp Cooking

Campfire Buttermilk Biscuits

Lodge Cast iron / September 26, 2016

A camp Dutch oven is an essential tool for a hearty breakfast by the campfire. These golden buttermilk biscuits are great under gravy, topped with butter and jam or paired with a bowl of chili.

camping buttermilk biscuits

Prep Time

15-20 minutes

Cook Time

12 - 15 minutes

Servings

12-16 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup club soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cups Bisquick™ biscuit mix
  • 1/4 cup melted butter (for top of biscuits)
camping buttermilk biscuits

Preparation

  1. Grease and heat a 12 inch Lodge Dutch oven with 8 coals on the bottom
  2. and 17 coals on the top. 
  3. Combine all ingredients. 
  4. Knead the dough by hand until smooth. Flour your hands. Pat the dough flat to 3/4 inch thickness on waxed paper and punch out biscuits with a biscuit cutter. 
  5. Place biscuits on the bottom of the hot Dutch oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Rotate the oven and lid often to prevent burn spots. 
  6. Remember, these will bake from the top down. 
  7. Brush golden biscuits with  1/4 cup melted butter.
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Campfire Buttermilk Biscuits

By Lodge Cast iron

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

Cook Time: 12 - 15 minutes

Servings: 12-16 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup club soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cups Bisquick™ biscuit mix
  • 1/4 cup melted butter (for top of biscuits)
Campfire Buttermilk Biscuits

Preparation

  1. Grease and heat a 12 inch Lodge Dutch oven with 8 coals on the bottom
  2. and 17 coals on the top. 
  3. Combine all ingredients. 
  4. Knead the dough by hand until smooth. Flour your hands. Pat the dough flat to 3/4 inch thickness on waxed paper and punch out biscuits with a biscuit cutter. 
  5. Place biscuits on the bottom of the hot Dutch oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Rotate the oven and lid often to prevent burn spots. 
  6. Remember, these will bake from the top down. 
  7. Brush golden biscuits with  1/4 cup melted butter.

Recipe by Lodge Cast iron for Lodge Cast Iron at http://www.lodgemfg.com/recipe/campfire-buttermilk-biscuits