Foolproof Flaky Biscuits Recipe

The secret to Foolproof Flaky Biscuits is revealed! Find out how to get flaky, layered, buttery, tender biscuits you will swoon over!

Yield 8 to 10 biscuits


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, cold, cut into Tablespoons
3/4 cup buttermilk, cold (or milk plus 1 tsp of lemon juice; allow to sit for 5 minutes before using)


  1. In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender until pea size pieces.
  3. Add the cold buttermilk all at once and form into a ball.
  4. Roll dough onto a lightly floured surface, into a 6×9-inch rectangle. Cut the rectangle into thirds.
  5. Stack each third on top of one another and roll the dough into a 6×9-inch rectangle again.
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