Save on Pinterest

Old-Fashioned Biscuits

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.


4 biscuits

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
Fresh-from-the-oven biscuits can be yours in no time. Serve them with the omelet here or a steaming mug of coffee or tea. Either way, you’ll love every bite! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Old-Fashioned Biscuits Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 ounce cold reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter
  • 1/4 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon buttermilk, divided


  1. In a small bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, sugar, salt and baking soda. Cut in cream cheese and butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup buttermilk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 5-6 times.
  2. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. biscuit cutter.
  3. Place 2 in. apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Brush with remaining buttermilk. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 167 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 355mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

Recommended Video

More from Taste of Home