Recipe: Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuits
Southerners have more than mastered the art of the flaky, buttery biscuit. In our book, we’ve made it a true Southern staple. And, if you ask us, there’s nothing better on a Sunday morning breakfast table than a tray full of warm, flaky biscuits waiting to be buttered and thoroughly enjoyed by the whole family. Talk about a morning treat! Always ready to be filled with everything from eggs and bacon to jam, a plate piled with breakfast biscuits is truly a morning blessing in the South.
With that in mind, the Southern Living Test Kitchen set out to find the most standout buttermilk biscuit recipes from across the South so we could bring you what we fully believe is the very best. To find the perfect buttermilk biscuit formula, our Test Kitchen experts whipped up hundreds of biscuit recipes to land on our all-time best batch of buttermilk biscuits. They're amazing. In fact, we’re willing to declare that they're the best biscuits ever. But, don’t just take our word for us. Why not whip up a batch for yourself? Here we demonstrate exactly how to prepare this tasty homemade treat.
Whether you're on the side of fluffy vs. flaky or butter vs. lard, this homemade biscuit recipe will please every Southerner you know. Top these warm, soft biscuits with a pat of butter, a drizzle of honey, some freshly made sausage, or a hearty helping of Chocolate Gravy – we don't discriminate. This delightful biscuit recipe is perfect for serving at breakfast with a plate full of eggs or as a side for lunch and dinner. (Trust us, you'll want to eat these biscuits at all three meals and anytime in between!) Be sure to make at least one full batch, because these buttermilk biscuits are sure to go fast.