Featherweight Buttermilk Biscuits

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

Very light and delicious! Try with your next breakfast or ham dinner!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450F degrees.
  2. Sift together first 6 ingredients into large bowl.
  3. Add butter and rub in with fingertips until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Add buttermilk and stir until dough forms.
  5. Turn dough out onto floured surface; knead until smooth, about 8 turns.
  6. Roll out the dough to 1 inch thickness.
  7. Using 2 inch diameter biscuit cutter, cut out biscuits.
  8. Gather scraps and roll out to 1 inch thickness and cut out additional biscuits.
  9. Transfer biscuits to large ungreased baking sheet.
  10. Bake until golden, about 12 minutes.
  11. Serve warm.


Most Helpful

Yum yum! I'm a sucker when it comes to biscuits. These hit the spot, and weren't too heavy either! A nice, lighter version of a good, homey biscuit.

Cooking to Perfection January 30, 2003

These were very good--had them last night with baked orange roughy and salad! Very quick too! Thanks Bev!

spatchcock August 23, 2002

Have these with fried chicken!

Dan'l July 03, 2002

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