Cooking at Home - Homestyle Biscuits

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Published Saturday, August 31, 2019

Makes:   15 servings Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk (low-fat)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (+ 1 teaspoon vegetable oil)


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.
  3. In small bowl, stir together buttermilk and oil.
  4. Pour over flour mixture and stir until well mixed.
  5. On lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10-12 strokes.
  6. Roll or pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness.
  7. Cut with a 2-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, dipping cookie cutter in flour between cuts.
  8. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Serve warm.

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 96 

Total Fat 3 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 146 mg

Total Carbohydrate 15 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Total Sugars 2 g

Added Sugars included 2 g

Protein 2 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 51 mg

Iron 1 mg

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