Buttermilk Biscuits

buttermilk biscuits
buttermilk biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

Course Breakfast
Servings 8 biscuits


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups all purpose flour plus 1 teaspoon for dusting cutting board
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons butter cold


  • In a large cup, add milk and lemon juice, stir together and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add dry ingredients, 2 cups flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Cut butter into smaller pieces and add to dry ingredients.
  • Using a pastry blender, cut the butter into the flour mixture.
  • Whisk together and form a well in the middle.
  • Add milk mixture to the well. Using a wooden spoon, stir all ingredients together until it forms one large piece of dough.
  • On a large cutting board, add 1 teaspoon of flour to dust over the cutting board.
  • Place dough onto a cutting board and slightly flatten and spread until 1 inch thick.
  • Using a biscuit cutter, cut out biscuits and place on a lined baking sheet. For the last biscuit, it might be slightly bigger than the rest. Do not manipulate too much when shaping.
  • Bake for 10 - 12 minutes or until golden brown.
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