Buttermilk Biscuits

(from kintyre’s recipe box)

Source: Stir

Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves 12 people

Categories: breakfast, not tried


  • 3 cups (375 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks; 70 grams) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 cup cold buttermilk


  1. Heat the oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients (everything but the butter and the buttermilk).

  3. Drop the cubes of butter into the bowl and rub them into the flour mixture with your fingertips until the texture resembles a coarse meal.

  4. Make a well int he center of the mixture, and fill it with the buttermilk.

  5. Stir just enough to form a wet dough.

  6. Don’t worry if you end up with a bit of flour at the bottom of the bowl.

  7. Better to leave it than to overmix.

  8. Drop a packed 1/4 cup of dough per biscuit onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving a couple of inches between each biscuit.

  9. Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden brown on top.

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