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Homemade Flaky Biscuits Recipe

Homemade Flaky Biscuits Recipe

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How To Make Homemade Flaky Biscuits

Munch on these easy-to-make soft and flaky biscuits, baked to golden perfection and brushed over with butter, for the tastiest snack!

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 4cupsbiscuit flour,or all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 4tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1cupunsalted butter,(2 sticks), cubed, very cold
  • 1cupbuttermilk,plus 2 tbsp
  • butter,melted, for brushing


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Using hands or a pastry cutter, incorporate the butter into the dry ingredients, leaving large chunks. Fold in the buttermilk until a thick dough forms.

  4. Lightly flour a clean surface and dump the dough onto it. Bring the dough together until it comes together in one large piece.

  5. Roll out with a rolling pin to about 1½ to 2 inches thick. Using a biscuit cutter or small glass, cut out 2 to 3-inch rounds and place them on the prepared baking sheet.

  6. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

  7. Brush the biscuits with melted butter, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 304.36kcal
  • Fat: 16.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.66g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.16g
  • Fiber: 1.13g
  • Sugar: 1.10g
  • Protein: 5.15g
  • Cholesterol: 43.92mg
  • Sodium: 215.30mg
  • Calcium: 147.66mg
  • Potassium: 80.30mg
  • Iron: 0.67mg
  • Vitamin A: 139.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.20mg
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