I used my biscuit dough as a base for this recipe, but changed it up a bit to get what I wanted. I created this and was pretty happy that it came out just as I wanted on the first try! That's always fun. :)
Here's what you'll need:
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
4 tsp. baking powder
1 Tbsp. Sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup REAL unsalted butter, cold and cut into cubes
1 cup low-fat yogurt (plain, vanilla or strawberry)
About 6 good sized sliced strawberries (I used frozen ones that I sat out to soften) - you could also use a different fruit, blueberries, peaches, yum!
2 tsp. melted butter
Turbinado or Raw sugar (fine works too if you don't have the crunchy kind)
NOTE: I used plain yogurt because I wanted this to be a lightly sweet breakfast treat, however I have used Strawberry and it adds a little extra sweetness - VERY good. :)
Preheat oven (and baking stone if you have one) to 450. I like to place a piece of parchment paper on a small baking sheet and slide the paper onto my stone when I'm ready to bake, that way my stone is nice and hot.
In a small bowl, sprinkle 1/4 tsp sugar over the strawberries and stir - set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. Work butter chunks in with a pastry cutter or your fingers. You want to leave it kinda clumpy, that's what makes biscuits flaky! :)
Sprinkle your counter with a little bit of flour and plop your dough on that. Gently pat the dough into a rectangle and fold it in thirds. Bring one side over, leaving 1/3 unfolded, then bring that side over to the edge. Turn 1/4 turn and do this again. I try to do this about 3 times; this helps to add layers, fluffiness and flakiness to your dough.
Gently pat dough into a rectangle that is about 6x12 - don't get too picky with it, but DO be GENTLE - (no bricks, right?).
Cut straight down, not in a slicing motion, make 8 squares (they won't be perfect, don't worry).
Divide the strawberries evenly between the squares, (about 3 strawberry slices each). Fold up corners and pinch together (it won't be perfect, that's not important).
Place these little guys onto a piece of parchment paper that is laying on a small flat baking sheet. (Make sure it's the right size to slide onto your stone).
Brush the tops lightly with the 2 tsp melted butter ~ take it easy, this is for big flavor, not big thighs!!
Slide the parchment onto your stone (be careful, don't burn your hands on the metal handle - not that I would KNOW that from experience or anything!!!) :)
Set your kitchen timer for 10 minutes, ....and go do something fun for 10 minutes...maybe pick flowers in your backyard, that's what I did! :)
When they are done they should look like this...
OR this... :)
They taste wonderful; light, flaky, just a little sweet, tender with a crispy bottom. WAY better than anything I've ever had at St**b**ks - LOL,....EXCEPT their pumpkin bread, mmmmm! But definitely cheaper and I can have them while I'm still in my jammies! :)
They were so good that I HAD to have 2! :)
Now go get cookin' girls!
Have a beautiful day...