Buttermilk Biscuits

  • 2 Cups-All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons-Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon-Baking Soda
  • 2 Teaspoons-Salt
  • 8 Tablespoons/1 Stick-Unsalted Butter-very cold
  • 1 Cup-Buttermilk/Whole Milk/2% Milk
  • 3 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-melted


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees, with rack in center of oven.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and until well combined.
  3. Cut butter into small pieces and work into flour mixture with tines of a fork.
  4. Mash butter into flour until only small pea sizes pieces remain.
  5. Add milk, begin to combine, once dough comes together place on flour board and fold together 5/6 times.
  6. Flatten dough and shape to even thickness over entire surface, about 1” thick.
  7. Use a floured 4” biscuit cutter and cut out biscuits.
  8. Reshape remaining dough, folding over a few times to 1” thick, use biscuit cutter or knife to cut out biscuits.
  9. Place biscuits on unfloored or ungreased backing sheet.
  10. Place in oven and bake until golden and fluffy, about 10-13 minutes.
  11. Brush with melted butter and serve.