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Biscuit recipe

Homemade Biscuits

  • Author: Shayna Krajewski
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes + 30 minutes rest
  • Cook Time: 15 minute
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x


Homemade biscuits that are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Perfect for biscuits and gravy or for a classic strawberry shortcake. Make these ahead of time and freeze or the night before and pop them in the oven the morning of.



2 cups flour

4 Tablespoons sugar

1 Tablespoon Baking Powder

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

8 tablespoons Salted Butter grated or cut into small cubes

¾ cup buttermilk

2 eggs


  • Stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl.
  • Add in the grated or chopped butter and stir to lightly coat butter.
  • Beat 1 egg and add it in to mixture.
  • Begin adding the buttermilk mixing between each pour, if you feel like it’s too dry add a tablespoon more at a time. The dough should be sticky but not too wet.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Flour surface and lay dough out.
  • Using your hands, flatten the dough until it’s about ½ inch thick.
  • Using a round cutter, begin cutting the biscuits and laying them out on a sheet, allowing them to touch.
  • Mix 1 egg and 1 tablespoon on buttermilk and brush the tops with the mix. Optional:sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons of sugar on top.
  • Place in oven for about 15 minutes or until the tops are golden brown. Do not overcook them, the best biscuits are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Keywords: Breakfast Biscuits Homemade