Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

The best buttery and flaky buttermilk biscuits you'll ever have.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
16 biscuits


  • 4 cups Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 3 teaspoons white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup cold salted butter, cubed

  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk

  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Whisk flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Cut butter in with a pastry blender or 2 knives until it resembles bread crumbs. Gently stir in 1 1/2 cups buttermilk.

  3. Put biscuit dough onto a floured surface and sprinkle a bit of extra flour on top. Cut out 16 biscuits with a biscuit or cookie cutter and place on the prepared baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining buttermilk.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown on top, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
12g Fat
26g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 382mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 105mg 8%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 75mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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