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Rolled Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Rolled Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

I scribbled down this recipe when our family visited the Cooperstown Farm Museum more than 25 years ago. I must have gotten it right, because these biscuits turn out great every time. —Patricia Kile, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 3/4 to 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough buttermilk just to moisten dough.
  • 2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3-4 times. Pat or roll to 3/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • 3. Brush with milk. Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8 biscuits.

Nutritional Facts

One biscuit equals 164 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.