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Old Fashioned Southern Biscuits

Old Fashioned Southern Biscuits

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Your gonna love this foolproof buttery homemade Southern biscuit recipe. Quick and easy to prepare, these flaky Southern biscuits are packed with buttery flavor, they simply melt in your mouth with every bite. 4 ingredients, that all it takes to make these homemade olf-fashioned biscuits.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 38 mins
Course Breads
Cuisine American
Servings 12 pieces
Calories 120 kcal


  • 2 cups all-purpose self-rising flour 240 grams
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter cold (1/3 cup or 85 grams) plus some for brushing on top
  • 2 teaspoon sugar 8 grams
  • 1 cup milk 240 grams


  • Preheat the oven to 420°F (215°C) and line a rectangular baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a medium-size bowl, add the self-rising flour and sugar and mix together using a whisk or spatula.
  • Cut the cold butter into small pieces or use a cheese grater and add it to the flour mixture. Mix the butter into the flour until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Slowly add the milk and mix together just until the flour absorbs the milk and a dough begins to form.
  • Flour a working surface, then transfer the biscuit dough onto it forming a ball.
  • Sprinkle some flour onto the top of the biscuit dough and roll out to about 1-inch in thickness.
  • using a 2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter, cut out pieces of the biscuit dough and place them onto the baking tray separating them about 3 inches apart.
  • Combine the leftover dough by pressing it together and rolling it out again to 1-inch thick. Repeat the cutting process until all the biscuit dough is used up. You should get a total of12 pieces.
  • Place into the preheated oven and bake for 16-18 minutes or until the top of the biscuits are golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and brush the tops with melted butter.
  • Serve and Enjoy!!
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