Herman Biscuits

Herman Biscuits


"This is a great biscuit recipe for using Herman sourdough starter."


2 h servings 79 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 156 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring Herman Starter to room temperature.
  2. Stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  3. Stir flour mixture and oil into Herman Starter. It will form a soft dough.
  4. On a lightly floured surface knead dough until smooth. Pinch off small pieces of dough and shape into balls OR roll dough out and cut with a biscuit cutter. Place biscuits onto a greased baking sheet, cover and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  6. Bake in biscuits in the preheat oven for about 30 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.


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  1. 15 Ratings


This made a lovely soft, light and fluffy dough. Really east to work and handle, I think I could user it in lots of diferent ways, I used Fliimsy's idea for cinnamon rolls this time. There was...

Not only does this make good biscuits, it also makes great Cinnamon Buns. Roll out the dough and sprinkle with cinnamon and both white and brown sugars. Roll up and slice. Delicious!

I loved this recipe. It was a wonderful way to use my extra Herman starter.

I used a regular sourdough starter and baked for a bit shorter. Tasted great!!!!

I changed the instructions some. Used half whole wheat flour & half all purpose flour. I increased the oven temp to 400 degrees dropped the amount of time for baking. And skipped letting it rise...

My family loved this. They smelled great while they were cooking. The texture is a little cakey. I had to add around 1/2 cup more flour to get the right consistency but the flavor is terrific.

great recipe... and so easy! I line the baking sheet with parchment paper 1st and don't even have to wash the sheet... I do find that if you are rolling them out, you need to add about 1/4 - 1/...

OMG I don't know what I did wrong but they did not rise very much. The only thing I can think of is that I didn't let the starter sit out long enough to room temperature. After only 20 minutes...

these did not turn out well for me at all.