Author: Canadian Living

Will make 18 biscuits. Butermilk Biscuits are easy and quick to make for a weekend brunch.

  • Portion size 18 servings
  • Credits : Arlene Hamilton


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter cut up
  • 1/4 cup cold margarine cut up
  • 3/4 cups buttermilk


Combine first ingrdients in a large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in centre. Pour buttermilk into the well. Stir until a soft dough forms. Turn out onto lightly floured surface. Knead 8 times. Roll or pat out to 1/2 inch. Cut out circles with lightly floured 2 inch biscuit cutter. Arrange about 1 inch apart on greased baking sheet. Brush tops with buttermilk, milk or melted butter, for browing tops. Bake in a 400 Fah. oven for about 15 minutes, until golden. Let stand on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Approximate nutrition per biscuit 82 calories, 3 g. fat, 1 g. protein, 12 g. carbohydrate, o fibre.
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Basic Buttermilk Biscuits