Easy Buttermilk Drop Biscuits Recipe

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Samantha Bradley Modified: March 22, 2022
Easy Buttermilk Drop Biscuits Recipe

How To Make Easy Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

These easy buttermilk drop biscuits only take ten minutes to prep and bake into a soft, buttery treat that’s perfectly golden brown.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes



  • 2cupsall-purpose flour,scoop and level to measure
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • 1tspsugar
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ½cupunsalted butter,diced into 1 tbsp pieces, plus 2 tbsp for brushing
  • 1cupbuttermilk,well chilled


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Line a rimmed 18×13-inch baking sheet with parchment paper (made to withstand 475 degrees) or a silicone baking mat (made to withstand 475 degrees). Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt. Make a well in the center of the mixture.

  3. Place ½ cup of diced butter in a medium microwave-safe dish and heat in microwave until about ¾ melted. Remove and stir to melt fully.

  4. Pour buttermilk in with the butter and whisk until the mixture appears lumpy.

  5. Pour buttermilk mixture into the well in flour mixture then fold the mixture with a rubber spatula just until incorporated.

  6. Spray a ¼-cup round measuring cup with non-stick cooking spray.

  7. Scoop dough out a scant ¼ cup at a time and drop onto prepared baking sheet spacing them 1½ inches apart.

  8. Bake in the preheated oven until the tops are slightly golden brown for about 12 to 14 minutes.

  9. Brush with melted butter and serve warm.


  • Calories: 153.56kcal
  • Fat: 8.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.00g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.42g
  • Fiber: 0.56g
  • Sugar: 1.39g
  • Protein: 2.91g
  • Cholesterol: 21.15mg
  • Sodium: 153.21mg
  • Calcium: 85.54mg
  • Potassium: 55.44mg
  • Iron: 1.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 67.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.20mg
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