What's better than biscuits? Fluffy, dairy-free biscuits speckled with chili and fresh grated apple! This spicy-sweet pillows of carb-y goodness swap out the butter for frozen coconut oil — the key to what makes them so soft and addictive. They go great with dinner or for breakfast with savory mushroom gravy.

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Apple Chili Biscuits [Vegan]

Serves

14

Cooking Time

15

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup cold extra virgin coconut oil (see notes)
  • 1 cup grated fresh apple (about 1 medium apple)
  • 3/4 cup cold soy milk
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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, and chili powder in a medium bowl. Grate cold coconut oil on the large holes of a box grater into the flour mixture. Add grated apple and toss the two into the flour mixture to coat.
  3. Pour milk over mixture and stir into the flour. Gather dough together and place on a lightly dusted counter.
  4. Knead dough into a ball then flatten into a disk. Roll out into a 1/2-inch thick circle. Cut into biscuits using whatever size cutter you'd like (the biscuits in the photo were made using a 3-inch cookie cutter). When you cut the biscuits, push the cutter down without twisting, this will let them rise higher in the oven.
  5. Place biscuits in a cast iron skillet or on a lined baking sheet. You don't need to space them apart. Re-roll remaining dough and repeat until all dough is used.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the bottoms are browned and the biscuits are cooked through.

Notes

Freeze the coconut oil until it is hard and then use the large holes of a box grater to grate the oil into small pieces.

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