easy homemade biscuit recipe

Easy Homemade Biscuit Recipe

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: bread
  • Method: BAKING
  • Cuisine: American


Making biscuits couldn’t be easier! Try this no-fail easy homemade biscuits recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This simple quick biscuit recipe is ready in just thirty minutes, no special ingredients or tools required.



  • 2 cups all-purposeĀ flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup milk


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with a silpat or spray lightly with non stick spray

In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter with two knives until it’s soft and crumbly.

Add egg and milk and stir until totally mixed.

Use hands to form 2″ balls of dough and place on baking sheet.

Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.


For “prettier” biscuits feel free to roll the dough 2″ thick and cut with biscuit cutter.

Keywords: biscuit