Favorite Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

Recipe by Marsha D.
READY IN: 30mins




  • Measure out buttermilk in measuring cup and let sit for 5-10 minutes, add a pinch of baking powder and stir well.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Measure out flour with 1/4 tsp of baking powder and sift with a sifter into a bowl.
  • Add Crisco shortening and cut into flour well.
  • Make a well in middle of flour mixture and pour buttermilk in slowly.
  • Flour your hand, mix together flour mixture and buttermilk well, forming a ball and turn out onto a floured surface.
  • Clean hands (scraping off all dough).
  • Roll with a floured rolling pin or you can use your hands to flatten out, to about 1/2 to 1-inch thick.
  • Cut with a large floured biscuit (round) cutter or use the rim of a floured round drinking glass.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet and bake 12 to 15 minutes or until tops are lightly brown.
  • NOTE: You can use a small biscuit cutter depending on how many biscuits you want to make.