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Healthy Biscuit Recipe

Healthy homemade buttermilk biscuits from scratch - sugar free, no shortening, and perfect every time!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 4 cups flour non-GMO
  • 6 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups buttermilk


  1. Sift dry ingredients together.

  2. Add shortening and mix until like coarse cornmeal.

  3. Stir in buttermilk until just combined.

  4. Turn out onto floured surface and flatten. Fold over several times. 

  5. Pat dough out to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut out biscuits and place on a baking sheet.

  6. Bake at 400 for 15-20 minutes until golden. 

Recipe Notes

Yield: 2 Dozen