Quick Buttermilk Biscuits

Quick Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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Mary Terrell


You can also use this biscuit recipe to make steamed dumplings. Prepare as above then drop on top of bubbling soup, cover and steam about 10 minutes. You can also top casseroles or pot pies. Add biscuits to top of casserole or pot pie in the last 10 to 12 minutes of baking time.

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Makes 6 biscuits
5 Min
10 Min


3 c
3 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
4 Tbsp
canola oil or melted butter
1 c

How to Make Quick Buttermilk Biscuits


  • 1Preheat oven to 400
    After oven is heated preheat baking pan. Add small amount of oil or butter to melt. Remove from oven when butter is melted or when oil is hot. About 2 minutes.
  • 2In medium bowl add all dry ingredients. Mix well. Add buttermilk and oil. Stir until dough forms. Mixture may be lumpy. Do not ever stir.
  • 3For drop dumplings drop biscuits by heaping tablespoon into preheated and oiled baking pan.
  • 4For formed biscuits put dough onto floured surface. Knead about 10 times and roll out about 1 inch thick. Cut out biscuits. Place about 1 inch apart on preheated oiled baking pan and then turn biscuits over.
  • 5Bake about 10 minutes

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About Quick Buttermilk Biscuits

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom