Lighter Buttermilk Biscuits

READY IN: 22mins




  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Put the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar into the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade.
  • Process for about 2 seconds.
  • Drop the margarine pieces on top of the flour and process for about 8 seconds.
  • The mixture will be the consistency of coarse crumbs.
  • Do not overprocess.
  • Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl.
  • Alternatively, cut the margarine into the flour using a pastry blade, 2 forks, or your fingertips.
  • Stir the buttermilk into the dry ingredients with a fork just until combined.
  • When the biscuit dough holds together, drop it by large spoonfuls onto the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the biscuits are puffy and lightly browned.
  • Serve them immediately.