Chef John’s Lemon Bars Recipe

Ingredients For the shortbread crust: 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt For the lemon layer: 2 large eggs 1 large egg yolk 1 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon freshly … Read more

Chef John’s Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe



  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  3. Whisk flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a large bowl.
  4. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs, about 5 minutes.
  5. Make a well in the center of butter and flour mixture. Pour in 3/4 cup buttermilk; stir until just combined.
  6. Turn dough onto a floured work surface, pat together into a rectangle.
  7. Fold the rectangle in thirds. Turn the dough a half turn, gather any crumbs, and flatten back into a rectangle. Repeat twice more, folding and pressing dough a total of three times.
  8. Roll dough on a floured surface to about 1/2 inch thick.
  9. Cut out 12 biscuits using a 2 1/2-inch round biscuit cutter.
  10. Transfer biscuits to the prepared baking sheet. Press an indent into the top of each biscuit with your thumb.
  11. Brush the tops of biscuits with 2 tablespoons buttermilk.
  12. Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 143
                                        % Daily Value *
Total Fat: 11 %
Saturated Fat: 
Cholesterol: 6 %
Sodium: 13 %
Potassium: 1 %
Carbohydrates: 5 %
Fiber: 2 %
Protein: 6 %
Exchange Other Carbs: 
Vitamin A Iu: 
Niacin Equivalents: 
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Vitamin C: 

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