Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 4 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add cream; stir just until moistened.
- Drop by 1/4 cupfuls 1 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake until bottoms are golden brown, 17-20 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 biscuit: 256 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Mar 16, 2019
I've made this numerous times! It's my go-to recipe. Thank you so much, I absolutely love it.
Nov 20, 2017
I use self-rising flour in my cream biscuits all the time and I use self-rising flour all the time to knead them and my biscuits are never bitter. They are delicious.
Nov 7, 2017
These biscuits are quick and easy, but have very little flavor. I even added a little honey and topped with melted margerine, as suggested by one of the 5 star reviewers, but that didn't help. I won't make this recipe again as it is a waste of so much heavy cream.
May 19, 2016
I learned how to make these biscuits years ago. I like to knead mine for 30 seconds or so, pat the dough into a circle and cut. To make them even quicker, use an equivalent amount of self-rising flour instead of regular flour and omit the remaining dry ingredients, except the sugar. If you're going to use self-rising flour and decide to knead the dough, use regular flour to knead, otherwise the biscuits will taste bitter.
Apr 17, 2015
I made these but I tweaked them just a smidge. I added some honey to the heavy cream and mixed it all together and after I dropped them on the pan i brushed them with melted butter. And i also brushed them with a little melted butter as soon as they came out of the oven. They were divine!!!! And seriously only took 5 minutes to throw together!!! I will definitely make these again!
Apr 17, 2015
You have to use HEAVY whipping cream not regular whipping cream or there will not be enough fat for flavor.
Apr 21, 2014
I followed the recipe as written and they were delicious; light and fluffy! Easy to make.
Mar 18, 2014
Is there an ingredient missing? I threw the batch away after everyone in my family had one bite. They were bitter. I am thinking there needed to be butter or fat cut in to provide flavor and make them less like flour and water baked in the oven. I followed the recipe exactly, and so i don't think the error is mine, but maybe!