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My Mom's Incredible Baking Powder Biscuits

These baking powder biscuits have brought our family a lot of joy over the years. Enjoy!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword biscuit
Servings 10 Biscuits


  • 2 Cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Cold butter (1 stick)
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • Pinch Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375F

  2. Place the flour, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl and mix to combine

  3. Cut the butter into small pieces into the flour mixture

  4. Using your hands, mix the butter into the flour until the mixture looks like pea-sized crumbs

  5. Add the milk and stir lightly until mixture forms a sticky dough

  6. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and pat down to 1/2-inch thick

  7. Cut biscuits out of the dough with a glass and place on buttered baking sheet

  8. Bake at 375F for around 20 minutes or until golden brown.

  9. DEVOUR!!