Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Buttermilk Biscuits

Try these tasty biscuits for as a side dish or for breakfast.

Takes . Serves 4.


  • 6 oz All Purpose Flour
  • 2 oz Butter Chilled
  • 4 oz Buttermilk
  • Pinch of Salt


  1. Place flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add butter.
  3. Add pinch of salt.
  4. Mix this by hand rubbing together until pea size pieces of fat.
  5. Add buttermilk and mix only until together, do not over mix.
  6. Place in refrigerator to rest for 15 minutes.
  7. Turn dough out on lightly dusted work surface.
  8. Roll out to one inch thick, cut into 6 pieces.
  9. Place each on baking sheet.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 16 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 185

Total Fat: 8.5g

Saturated Fat: 5.3g

Sodium: 50mg

Potassium: 60mg

Total Carbohydrate: 23g

Protein: 3.5g

Posted on: February 10, 2015

By: Chef Michael Tangen

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Mayo Clinic Health System Executive Chef