Show mom some well-deserved love on her special day by serving a meal that tastes as good as it looks. This recipe for buttermilk biscuits with jam butters is simple and quick, with wallet-friendly ingredients that are mostly pantry staples. Best of all, we compiled some fave registry picks that simplify prep and help style your table to impress.
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1 cup cake flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp turbinado sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp kosher salt
8 tbsp (1 stick) cold butter
3/4 cup cold buttermilk
3 eight-oz sticks room temperature unsalted butter
4-5 tbsp each: strawberry, apricot and blueberry jams
Recipe courtesy of Casey Solomon for Sunday Suppers. Visit Sunday Suppers for directions on how to prepare this recipe.
Photo: Karen Mordechai
Cuisinart Food Processor
This 11-cup food processor has an innovative motor with adjustable speeds that produce dough with the perfect consistency.
- "Prep Plus" 11-cup food processor, $199, Cuisinart*
Oxo cookie scoop
Using a cookie scoop will ensure round biscuits that cook evenly. Plus, this model releases dough cleanly and the soft grips keep your hand comfortable while working.
Large cookie scoop, $14.99, Oxo
Brook Farm porcelain measuring spoons
Utility and design go hand-in-hand with these retro-chic measuring spoons.
Porcelain measuring spoons, $15, Brook Farm General Store
__Greenhouse Design Studio dessert plate__s
Coveting a pattern but wary to commit to a full service? Dessert plates are the perfect way incorporate them into your table. We think you and Mom will go gaga over these, designed by a Brooklyn artisan.
"Pretty Flying Things" dessert plates, $17.99 each, Greenhouse Design Studio
__C&B Stockholm ramekin __
Serve your freshly whipped jam butters in stylish ramekins that go from kitchen to table with ease.
"Stockholm" ramekins, $2.95 each, Crate & Barrel
Leif Shop jam & butter spreaders
Add pops of color to your table with fresh flowers and these fun spreaders.
Butter & jam spreaders, $7 each, Leif Shop
A bread board
Double-duty items are a registry must-have. This bread board holds its own when it comes to slicing bread, but also becomes a nice vintage serving piece—perfect for stacking freshly-baked biscuits!
- "Colorblocked" bread board, $128, Anthropologie*
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