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Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

The BEST Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits you'll ever try! Forget pre-packaged biscuits, this homemade version is simple to make and packed with flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Servings: 8
Calories: 209kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 2 cups flour *all purpose
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 oz butter, unsalted *cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add the butter pieces into the flour mixture and cut it in using a pastry knife (or two forks) until it has a coarse meal consistency.
  • Pour in the buttermilk and stir until just combined.
  • Place dough onto a floured surface and using your hands, gently pat out dough until its about 1 inch thick. *You may need additional flour on hands/surface to avoid sticking
  • Use a round cutter and place cut out biscuits into your cast iron skillet or onto a baking tray.
  • Place pan/tray into preheated oven and bake for about 10 minutes, or until slightly golden on top and cooked through.
  • Remove from oven and serve with gravy, jam, or honey.


Serving: 1biscuit | Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 595mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2mg
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