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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

 Southern Buttermilk Biscuits
The recipe for these four-ingredient biscuit has been handed down for many generations.—Fran Thompson, Tarboro, North Carolina
9 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • Melted butter


  • In a large bowl, cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse
  • crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly
  • floured surface; knead 3-4 times. Pat or lightly roll to 3/4-in.
  • thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 11-13 minutes
  • or until golden brown. Brush tops with butter. Serve warm. Yield: 9
  • biscuits.