Blueberry Buttermilk Biscuits

These blueberry biscuits are good as a dessert with whipped cream or ice cream. On their own they can be part of a great Sunday brunch.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
12 biscuits


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 4 teaspoons white sugar

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes

  • 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries

  • 1 medium Lemons, raw, with peel

  • 2 cups buttermilk

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 cup honey


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  2. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a large bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives or a pastry blender. Mix in blueberries and 1/2 of the lemon zest. Add buttermilk and mix to create a dough.

  3. Transfer dough to a floured surface. Flatten with a floured rolling pin to a 1/2-inch thickness. Fold the left third of dough over the middle, then fold the right third over the left. Repeat folding procedure 3 more times.

  4. Roll dough to a 1/2-inch thickness and cut 12 biscuits. Transfer to a nonstick cookie sheet and brush with melted butter.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 17 minutes. Remove from the oven and immediately drizzle with honey and sprinkle with remaining lemon zest. Serve when cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

433 Calories
19g Fat
62g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 433
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 662mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 9mg 44%
Calcium 135mg 10%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 153mg 3%

* 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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