Basic Butter Biscuits


Basic Butter Biscuits


  • 2 Cups Flour (All Purpose)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt (I like baking with Kosher salt)
  • 4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 2/3 Cup Milk


Step 1
Preheat the oven to 425 F (220 C)
Step 2
Butter cake tin or pie plate.
Step 3
Sift dry ingredients into a bowl: flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar.
Step 4
Cut butter into cubes and blend into flour mixture with fork until crumbly and lumpy.
Step 5
Pour milk into flour mixture, and mix with fork, until it comes together.
Step 6
Turn mixture onto a floured dough board and fold it over on itself several times, lightly kneading to create layers.
Step 7
Roll out dough to about an inch thick, cut into squares or use biscuit/cookie cutter.
Step 8
Place in a pan or tin, barely touching each other. Bake 15-20 minutes until raised and brown.