Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits

20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
7 ingredients
12 servings
Ever in search of biscuits that actually rise, I tried this recipe and they DID, indeed, rise! HINT: Do not twist the biscuit cutter, just punch through the dough. Twisting "seals" the edges and the biscuit doesn't rise as well. The secret to this recipe, according to the author, is the type of flour. The lower the protein content, the higher the biscuit will rise. "Southern" flours such as White Lily, are recommended. Since Southern flours aren't always available, she came up with this preparation.

Categories:  rolls~biscuits , <-30-mins , north-american , american , quick , breads , southern-u.s. , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (53.72 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 162.8 Calories from Fat 43.11
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.79g 88.49%
Saturated Fat 2.87g 171.97%
Trans Fat 0.16g %
Cholesterol 12.28mg 49.13%
Sodium 258.71mg 129.35%
Total Carbohydrate 26.1g 104.41%
Dietary Fiber 0.63 g 30.29%
Sugars 0.85 g %
Protein 3.36g 80.67%
Vitamin A 148.6IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 57.26mg% Iron 2.24mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4