3 cups All-Purpose Flour                                     1/2 cup Soft Butter

1 Tbsp.  Baking Powder                                      1 cup Buttermilk

¼ tsp. Baking Soda

½ tsp. Cream of Tartar

2 tsps. Sugar

1/2 tsp. Salt



  1. Adjust oven racks to positions 2 & 4 and turn oven to 450 degrees; lightly grease two baking pans.
  2. Combine the Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Cream of Tartar and Salt in a medium size mixing bowl.
  3. Cut the Butter into the Flour with a pastry blender until the mixture looks like coarse cornmeal.
  4. Gently mix the shredded Cheese into the Flour Mixture.
  5. Sprinkle the Milk over the Flour mixture and stir with a fork until all the Flour is moist.
  6. Stir until the dough is soft and shape into a ball.
  7. Turn out onto a board which has been lightly sprinkled with Flour and knead gently for 30 seconds.
  8. Divide the dough in half and roll out to 1/2” thickness; cut out with round or square biscuit cutters.
  9. Place on the prepared pans and bake for 12 – 14 minutes or until golden brown.


Buttermilk Biscuits ready for the oven

Buttermilk Biscuits ready for the oven


        YIELD:     12 Biscuits



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