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Buttermilk Biscuit

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword biscuit, breakfast
Servings: 20 servings
Calories 196 kcal


  • 3.5 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • .25 cup sugar 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking powder 3 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon salt
  • .50 pound unsalted butter 1/2 pound unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs 4 eggs
  • 1.5 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • egg wash egg wash (optional - 1 egg beaten with milk)


  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.

  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt in a large bowl.

  3. Add butter and combine well until the mixture has the appearance of coarse meal.

  4. Combine the eggs and buttermilk by whisking until well blended. Add to the flour mixture tossing to combine.

  5. Roll out the dough on a lightly flour work surface to a thickness of 1 inch and using a 2-inch diameter cutter, cut out the biscuit. Dip the cutter in flour if the dough is sticky.

  6. Place the biscuits on the prepared pan and lightly brush egg wash. Bake at 425F until golden about 15 to 17n minutes

  7. Transfer to a rack and allow to cool completely before eating

Nutrition Facts
Buttermilk Biscuit
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 383mg17%
Potassium 244mg7%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 360IU7%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.