recipe

These light, fluffy biscuits are great on their own, or spread with a special flavored butter.

safety
  • Uses the oven
  • Uses the microwave
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 45 minutes,
  • plus cooling time
yield
  • Makes 10 to 12 biscuits

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Prepare Ingredients

2 cups
all-­purpose flour
2 teaspoons
baking powder
½ teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
sugar
¾ teaspoon
salt
1 cup
buttermilk
8 tablespoons
unsalted butter, melted
Vegetable oil spray

Gather Baking Equipment

  • Rimmed baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Large bowl
  • Whisk
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Fork
  • Rubber spatula
  • ¼-­cup dry measuring cup
  • Butter knife
  • Oven mitts
  • Cooling rack
1
 

Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

 
2
 
2 cups
all-­purpose flour
2 teaspoons
baking powder
½ teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
sugar
¾ teaspoon
salt
1 cup
buttermilk
8 tablespoons
unsalted butter, melted

In large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt until combined. In liquid measuring cup, use fork to stir buttermilk and melted butter until butter forms small clumps.

 
3
 

Add buttermilk mixture to bowl with flour mixture. Use rubber spatula to stir until just combined.

 
4
 
Vegetable oil spray

Spray inside of ¼-­cup dry measuring cup with vegetable oil spray. Use greased measuring cup to scoop batter and use butter knife to scrape off extra batter. Drop scoops onto baking sheet to make 10 to 12 biscuits (leave space between biscuits and respray measuring cup as needed).

 
5
 

Place baking sheet in oven and bake biscuits until tops are golden brown 12 to 14 minutes. Use oven mitts to remove baking sheet from oven (ask an adult for help). Place baking sheet on cooling rack. Let biscuits cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes. Serve warm.