National Buttermilk Biscuit Day is just as it sounds. A celebration of buttermilk biscuits! Buttermilk biscuits are often referred to as a “quick bread,” indicating they do not need time to rise before baking. While being made, the dough is beaten and folded to incorporate air, which expands while baking, causing the biscuit to rise.
When Is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day?
National Buttermilk Biscuit Day is celebrated on May 14th each year.
History Of National Buttermilk Biscuit Day
Biscuits have been a staple of the Southern United States cuisine for many years and are often made with buttermilk. Traditionally served as a side dish with butter, they are also served at breakfast with molasses, light sugarcane syrup, maple syrup, sorghum syrup, honey, jam or jelly, or as a breakfast sandwich. They are also well known to be accompanied with gravy. “Biscuits and gravy” is a US family favourite.