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Soft and buttery buttermilk biscuits
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Buttermilk Biscuits

Soft and fluffy buttermilk biscuits are the perfect addition to any meal. Plus there is an easy hack to make these the easiest biscuits ever. They come together in minutes and are tall, flaky, buttery, and oh so delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: baked goods
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buscuits recipe, buttermilk buscuits, easy buscuits
Servings: 24 biscuits
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup flour for work surface
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees
  • Measure out buttermilk, and put it in the freezer while preparing the other parts of the recipe. It should be in the freezer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Whisk 4 cups flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, melt butter in the microwave, cover with a paper towel to keep it from splattering.
  • Combine buttermilk and melted butter, and stir with a fork. The butter should clump up and harden into little bits.
  • Combine wet and dry ingredients, and stir until just combined.
  • Sprinkle about 1/3 cup of flour onto a work surface and turn dough out on to it.
  • Knead the dough for about 30 seconds
  • Press it out with your hands until it is about a centimeter to a centimeter and a half thickness.
  • Use a biscuit cutter to cut into 12 biscuits
  • Roll out dough again, and cut again. You should get between 20-24 biscuits total.
  • Place on parchment or silpat lined baking sheet
  • Bake for 10-15 mins until golden brown


Recipe slightly adapted from http://thecafesucrefarine.com/2016/02/ridiculously-easy-buttermilk-biscuits-2/


Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 135mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg