Recipe for Buttermilk and Honey Biscuits

Buttermilk and Honey Biscuits


  • 4 cups Bisquick mix (yes, the pre-mixed pancake/waffle boxed mix)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 medium-size whole egg
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • extra Bisquick mix or plain all-purpose flour (for dusting)
  • 2 Tablespoons milk + 1 Tablespoon honey (mix to brush the top of the biscuits before baking)


  1. Pre-heat oven at 375’F
  2. Combine bisquick mix and baking powder in a mixing bowl, add cold cubed butter.
  3. Work the butter into the flour mixture using a pastry cutter or
  4. by rubbing your fingers against the flour and butter until mixture
  5. resembles coarse medium crumbs.
  6. Mix buttermilk, egg and honey and beat with a fork until well combined.
  7. Gradually add the buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture in
  8. the center of the mixing bowl, use a fork to gently incorporate the wet and dry ingredients until mixture gathers into a soft (but not sticky and wet) dough.
  9. If mixture is sticky, add 1-2 Tablespoons more of Bisquick or plain flour… just feel the dough 😀
  10. Turn out the dough onto a floured surface, flatten the dough with the palm of your hands (do not knead, overworking/kneading the dough will make the biscuits tough)
  11. into a 1-inch disk.
  12. Using a 2-inch diameter round biscuit cutter, cut the dough into rounds.
  13. Place cut dough (2 inches apart) onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  14. Combine the milk and honey. Using a pastry brush, paint the biscuit tops with the mixture.
  15. Bake biscuits for 15-18 minutes, or until tops are light golden brown.
  16. Serve fresh and hot out of the oven as is or spread with jam,
  17. whipped or clotted cream or a drizzle of honey.


Recipe and Photo: Goddess of Scrumptiousness / CC BY-ND

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