Buttermilk Biscuits

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based on 19 ratings

Light, fluffy buttermilk biscuits. Serve them warm from the oven!

recipe updated May 5, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    250 g (about 2 cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10 g (about 2 tsp)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    6 g (about 1 ¼ tsp)
  • Salt icon
    1 tsp (about 6 g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    115 g (about ½ cup)
  • Buttermilk icon
    235 g (about 1 cup)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    as needed


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 220°C
  2. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Add all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Mix until combined
  5. Add unsalted butter to the dough
  6. Cut in with pastry blender until coarse crumbs form
  7. Add buttermilk to the dough
  8. Mix briefly until dough forms
  9. Turn out on lightly-floured surface
  10. Dust with all purpose flour
  11. Flatten until 1" thick
  12. Cut out
  13. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  14. Bake until light golden - 12 min, 220°C
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