Buttery Baking Powder Biscuits

Servings 10 -12 biscuits
Author Katie Clark


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • Extra butter and salt


  • Pre-heat oven to 450°F
  • In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Cut in the butter using two knives or a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Stir in milk until dough until dough is soft and sticky.
  • On lightly floured surface, knead dough about 10 times.
  • Roll or pat dough 1/2 inch thick.
  • Cut biscuits out with a lightly floured biscuit cutter.
  • Place biscuits on a lightly greased baking sheet about 1-2 inches apart.
  • Brush tops with butter and generously sprinkle salt.
  • Bake until golden brown (about 10-12 minutes.)
  • Brush again with butter and serve immediately with butter or honey!