Best Buttermilk Biscuits

READY IN: 27mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar.
  • Slice butter into cubes and cut into flour mixture until pea-sized crumbs form.
  • Add buttermilk and stir with a fork untl mixture is moistened.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface, kneeding and folding dough until it holds together. Be careful not to handle too much, or the biscuits will become tough and butter will melt.
  • With a lightly floured rolling pin, roll dough until 1/4-inch thick. Cut out biscuits with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter and place 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until raised and golden brown.
  • Serve warm.
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