25 Homemade Biscuit Recipes to Make From Scratch
Don't get us wrong: We love a good biscuit mix. Whether it's homemade or store-bought, a baking mix is about as convenient as it gets. But, when the craving strikes, nothing beats a homemade biscuit. Whether you're looking for a grandma-approved classic or a flaky and flavorful new favorite, you're going to want to bookmark this collection of our best homemade biscuit recipes — you'll come back to it again and again.
Grandma's Baking Powder Biscuits
Here's an old family recipe you don't want to miss. An ample amount of baking powder (four teaspoons, to be exact) ensures beautifully tall biscuits.
J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits
A hint of maple syrup adds a subtle sweetness to these fluffy bacon-packed biscuits. This whole recipe comes together in just about half an hour.
Best Buttermilk Biscuits
Greek Yogurt Biscuits
You don't need eggs or milk to make this easy recipe! Cold, non-fat Greek yogurt will get the job done in this case.
Sriracha gives these easy biscuits a spicy kick. This recipe only calls for a tablespoon of the hot sauce, but you can use more or less to taste.
Chef John's Sweet Potato Biscuits
You need just three ingredients you probably already have on hand to make these moist biscuits: mayonnaise, self-rising flour, and milk.
Daddy's Savory Tomato Biscuits
No milk? No problem! This savory recipe calls for a cup of tomato-vegetable juice cocktail.
Tender Potato Biscuits
Don't throw out those leftover mashed potatoes! Your favorite side dish is the secret ingredient that makes these tender biscuits so delicious.
Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits
Fresh thyme gives this cheesy recipe a welcome pop of color and flavor. Serve these biscuits for breakfast or as a side dish.
Irish Cheddar Spring Onion Biscuits
Vegan Buttery Drop Biscuits
Use coconut milk and non-dairy butter to make these vegan-friendly biscuits. They come together in just under half an hour.
Cheddar Keto Biscuits
Almond flour and a block of cream cheese make these cheesy biscuits perfect for people following the keto diet.
Butter Swim Biscuits
What's with the name? These biscuits are literally swimming in butter before baking, so there's no need to add more butter before serving.
Sourdough Drop Biscuits
Put your sourdough discard to good use with this easy drop biscuit recipe. You only need to set aside about five minutes of prep time.
Cast Iron Buttermilk Biscuits
Brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and pumpkin puree make these warm and cozy biscuits perfect for cool weather.
Cinnamon Sour Cream Biscuits
These light-as-air biscuits have three leavening ingredients (yeast, baking soda, and baking powder) to thank for their tender and flaky texture.
Sweet Potato and Black Pepper Biscuits
Gluten-free substitutions — like sorghum flour, millet flour, rice flour, and tapioca starch — make these the perfect biscuits for people with gluten sensitivities.
Make these top-rated biscuits with just a few kitchen staples. Reviewers say they taste remarkably similar to the biscuits you can get from a certain fast food chain.