Why We Love Nashville's Biscuit Love
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Southern
Serves: Makes 10 biscuits
  • Yeast Ingredients
  • Rapid Rise Dry Yeast 2 Teaspoons
  • Warm Water (Around 115 degrees) ¼ Cup
  • Sugar 2 Teaspoons
  • Dry Ingredients
  • Flour, Soft Winter Wheat 2½ Cups
  • Baking Powder 2½ Teaspoons
  • Baking Soda ½ Teaspoon
  • Salt 1½ Teaspoons
  • Sugar 2 Teaspoons
  • Wet Ingredients
  • Butter, Melted ⅓ Cup
  • Buttermilk, Full-Fat 1 Cup
  • Yeast Mixture
Bacon Jam
  • 2 lbs Bacon
  • ¾ lb Brown sugar
  • 1½ cups Sweet onions
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons Tabasco
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper, ground
  • Beef (we use a blend of chuck and short rib)
  • Pimento Cheese
  1. Mix Yeast Ingredients in a large bowl while you gather the rest of the ingredients. Let bloom for 30 minutes.
  2. Whisk together all dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, and stir with hands to just combine, being careful not to overwork the dough. Cover dough and rest in warm area for 30-40 minutes to rise. Place dough on floured surface, and knead to smooth. Roll out dough to ¾ inch thick, and cut biscuits with biscuit cutter (We use a 2½ inch on the truck). Place on buttered sheet pan nestled together and brush tops with butter. Allow to rest and rise for 15 minutes. Bake at 425 Degrees for 8 minutes, or until tops are golden brown. Remove from oven and brush immediately with butter. Serve with your favorite jam or sausage gravy.
Bacon Jam
  1. Chop the bacon into a small dice. Cook until just done but not crispy. Drain off the grease. reserve bacon and grease.
  2. Chop the onions into small dice and cook the onions in ¼ cup of the bacon fat until translucent, add brown sugar and cook on low for ten minutes.
  3. Add garlic, cook for two minutes, add the bacon back to it, add tabasco and black pepper. cook for 5 minutes until comes together into a jam consistency.
  4. Allow to cool.
  1. Divide the beef into 6 equal portions. Form into patties and season with salt and pepper. Place cast iron skillet over medium high heat. When it is preheated, place a little oil in the pan and cook the hamburger patties to your desired temperature. After flipping the burgers place 4 ounces of pimento cheese on top so that it will begin to soften from the heat. When burgers are cooked, pull off and palace on the bottom portion of the sliced biscuits and to with bacon jam.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/why-we-love-nashvilles-biscuit-love/