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Cornmeal Biscuits


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  • 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c. stone ground corn meal
  • 1 tbsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 5 tbsp. butter cold and cut into bits
  • 1/2 c. agave syrup or fruit juice concentrate
  • 1/2 c. buttermilk


Whisk together the flour, corn meal, baking powder and salt.Cut in the butter with two forks or your hands, until it resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center and add the agave syrup and buttermilk. Stir gently with a wooden spoon just until it pulls together. Bits of butter should be visible in the dough.

Sprinkle the cutting board with flour. Gently knead the biscuits about 9 or 10 times.Do not overwork. Cut the biscuits into about 12 to 15 squares or rounds.