These delicious blueberry biscuits are such a wonderful treat! Loaded with fresh fruit and finished with a sweet glaze. They are easy to make and can be baked in the oven or the air fryer. Perfect for dessert, brunch or a tasty mid-afternoon snack.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Keyword air fryer biscuits, blueberry biscuits, fruit biscuits
2cupsself-rising flourplus ¼ cup for flour the board, biscuit cutter, and blueberries
¼cupwhite granulated sugar
3Tablespoonunsalted buttercold and cut into small pieces
2Tablespoonshorteningcold and cut into small pieces
Add flour and sugar to a large bowl, stir to combine. Add butter and shortening and use a pastry cutter or your fingers to mix in butter and shortening. The mixture should resemble the size of small peas.
Make a space in the middle of the bowl and pour in buttermilk. Use a wooden spoon to mix the flour and buttermilk mixture until it’s combined.
In a separate bowl, add blueberries and 1 ½ tsp of flour. Toss the blueberries in the flour. Add the floured blueberries to the flour mixture and gently fold them in.
Flour a clean countertop and pour the dough onto it. Flour your hands and gently knead the dough one or two times until it’s smooth. Pat the dough into a square that’s about ¾ of an inch thick.
Use a floured 2-inch biscuit cutter to cut out biscuits. You should get about 8-9 biscuits.
Optional step: Place your biscuits in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to ensure they are cold before baking.
Bake in Air Fryer or Preheated Oven:
Air Fryer: Place in air fryer basket and bake on 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-12 minutes.
Oven: Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Once biscuits are formed, place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 14-15 minutes, until tops are golden
While biscuits, prepare the glaze by whisking powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Set aside.
Once biscuits are done baking, allow biscuits to cool on a cooling rack for about 5 minutes. Use a fork and sprinkle glaze on top. Serve and enjoy.
Toss the blueberries in flour before mixing them in the dough. This will help them not to sink to the bottom during baking.
If you have time, place the biscuits in the fridge for 10 minutes before baking. This helps to solidify the butter so your biscuits don't spread.
Let the biscuits cool before adding the glaze, or it will just run off.