Clo’s Buttermilk Biscuits

Few comfort foods rival homemade buttermilk biscuits fresh from the oven!

These fluffy golden-brown puffs of deliciousness are a great addition to any meal. Our simple seven ingredient recipe (*adapted from Cooks Illustrated) can be whipped up in no time. Even those who consider themselves non-bakers can pull this together like a seasoned pro. Serve them warm with a generous pat of Clover Organic Butter, honey, or a spoonful of your favorite jam and get ready to swoon.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10-15 minutes

Servings: 8 Biscuits

Dietary Restrictions: Vegetarian





Preheat oven to 475°F and adjust oven rack to center position. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.


Pour buttermilk into a glass measuring cup and put in the freezer for 10 minutes while prepping other ingredients.


Place butter in a microwave safe bowl. Cover with a paper towel to prevent spattering and heat on high for 30 seconds. If not completely melted, continue to microwave in 10 second intervals until melted. Set aside to cool.


In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt).


Remove chilled buttermilk from the freezer and slowly add the melted butter while stirring with a fork. You will see small clumps of butter dispersed through the liquid.


Add the buttermilk mixture to the dry ingredients and blend with a rubber spatula just until all the flour is incorporated and the batter pulls away from the sides of the bowl. The dough should be stiff and not too wet. *If needed you can mix in more flour, 1 tablespoons at a time, until the dough is fairly stiff.


Generously flour a pastry cloth. Place the biscuit dough in the center of the cloth and turn to coat all surfaces with flour.


Knead 5-6 times (about 30 seconds).


Coat the dough lightly with flour then pat into a circle about 1½-2-inches in height. Use a sharp knife or pizza cutter to score the dough into eight equal pie wedges.


Transfer the biscuits to the lined sheet pan, spacing about 1½ inches apart.


Place on the center rack of the oven and bake about 10-15 minutes until tops are golden brown. (start checking them after 10 minutes as oven temperatures may vary). Do not over bake.


Serve and enjoy!