Best-Ever Buttermilk Biscuits

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Nikki Kate

Nice, big, soft and tender biscuits. Can be used for biscuits and gravy, Chicken and biscuit or just jelly or butter.

Top Review by vlynn

Made this morning for dh valentine breakfast. I grabbed a couple on my way out. Very good. I'm always trying out new biscuit recipes. This one fits the bill. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tartar, salt and baking soda.
  2. Using pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Making a well in the center of dry mixture. Add buttermilk all at once to dry mixture.
  4. Using a fork, stir just until moistened.
  5. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface. Quickly knead dough by folding and gently pressing 10 to 12 strokes or until dough is nearly smooth.
  6. Pat or lightly roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut dough with a floured 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter, dipping the cutter into flour between cuts.
  7. Place biscuits 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Bake 450°F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden.

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