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Easy Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

A quick and easy recipe for made-from-scratch biscuits!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Biscuit, baked goods
Servings: 12 biscuits


  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • ½ cup cold Butter
  • ¾ cup Buttermilk


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly 3-4 times. Roll dough to ¾ inch thickness. Cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter.
  • Place biscuits on lightly greased baking sheet and bake for 13-15 minutes at 425°F. Optional - brush tops with melted butter.


Avoid over mixing or kneading the biscuit dough.