Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits
8
biscuits
15 min
PREP TIME
25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter

3/4 cup buttermilk  

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Fruit Butter

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3 tablespoons your favorite fruit preserves (peach, strawberry, raspberry, etc.)

 

 *Substitute 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 450°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with fork or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead about 10 times or until smooth. Roll out dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.

  4. STEP 4

    Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Brush biscuits with melted butter. Bake 10-14 minutes or until lightly browned.

  5. STEP 5

    Stir together softened butter and preserves in bowl until well mixed. Serve warm biscuits with fruit butter.

Tip #1

Variations:
Savory Herb Biscuits: Omit salt. Prepare biscuits as directed above, adding 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt. Stir in 1 tablespoon fresh or 1 teaspoon dried herbs (dill weed, chives or crushed rosemary leaves).

Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits: Omit salt. Prepare biscuits as directed above, stirring in 2 tablespoons sugar and 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon with flour. Stir in 1/3 cup raisins with buttermilk. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle biscuits with sugar before baking.

Nutrition

360Calories
25Fat (mg)
65Cholesterol (mg)
500Sodium (mg)
30Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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  March 17, 2018

After I tried the Grandma rolls recipe(which was superb), I had to try the biscuits recipe. The biscuits came out perfect and tasty. For those who have picky kids this will be a hit. My daughter ate three and she is the queen of picky. I did not change the recipe and followed to a tee.. will make again

— says natalie
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  November 06, 2015

I have made these a couple of times and we really like them. I will make them again.

— says DALA G.
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  October 20, 2012

I made this recipe for the first time yesterday. My husband and I enjoyed them so much I just now put a double batch in the oven !!!

— says Ginny
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  January 10, 2010

I didn't over mix this recipe and it was melt in your mouth perfect.

— says kenzey
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  December 27, 2008

I just took a pan of these biscuits out of the oven ummm. I made them savory and they are flaky, tender and really good, I rated them low because this is the first time I have attempted to make biscuits. I am pleased at how easy it was. I wiil use this recipe until I find a better one. But I don't think I'll be looking very hard.

— says Lyle
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