Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 122.0
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.0 mg
  • Sodium: 695.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 3.0 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits calories by ingredient

Number of Servings: 12


    2 c. flour
    4 t baking soda
    4 t baking powder
    1 t salt
    4 T butter (or 2T butter/2T Crisco)
    1 T lemon juice
    1 c milk


1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
2. Add lemon juice to milk and let sit 10 minutes, to create buttermilk, while performing the next step.
3. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut butter (or butter & Crisco) into dry ingredients.
4. Form a well in the flour/butter ingredients, in the bowl and pour buttermilk in the center of the well.
5. Stir to combine. Dough will be sticky. Do not over stir, or your biscuits will be tough.
6. Turn onto floured surface, and sprinkle additional flour over top of dough. Fold in on itself 6 times, to combine.
7. Work quickly to not melt butter bits. Do not over fold, or dough will be tough.
8. Press with hands into a one-inch thick round.
9. Cut biscuit with 2" biscuit cutter and place on parchment lined cookie sheet.
10. Combine scraps as needed.
11. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden.
12. Remove from cookie sheet immediately, to not overcook the bottoms.

Serving Size: Makes 12 biscuits

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GKWYLIE.