Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe: Quick and Delicious Treat

  • By: Just-Recipes
  • Time to read: 1 min.

Buttermilk biscuits. Nothing quite compares to them! Flaky, buttery and oh-so-tasty, they’re the perfect addition to any meal. Whether you’re making breakfast for your family or hosting a dinner party, buttermilk biscuits are sure to be a hit. Plus, they’re surprisingly easy to make. With this simple buttermilk biscuit recipe, you’ll have delectable biscuits in no time! Let’s get baking!

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 biscuits


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour*
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk or sour milk
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Orange Spread optional


  • In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. 
  • In a small bowl stir together buttermilk and oil. Pour over flour mixture; stir till well mixed. 
  • On a lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to ½-inch thickness. Cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter, dipping cutter in flour between cuts. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet. 
  • Bake in a 450° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden. Serve warm with Orange Spread. 
  • Orange Spread: In a small mixer bowl beat one-half of an 8-ounce package reduced-calorie cream cheese and 2 tablespoons orange marmalade or peach or apricot preserves till creamy. Beat in ¼ cup reduced-calorie soft margarine till smooth. Makes 12 servings (59 calories per 1-tablespoon serving).


If desired, substitute ¼ cup whole wheat flour or oat bran for ¼ cup of the 
all-purpose flour.


Sodium: 99mgPotassium: 31mgFat: 4gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 12g
Keyword Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
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