Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
- 2 cups all-purpose flour, lightly spooned into measuring cups, and leveled with a knife
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 4 tbsp (1/2 stick) unsalted cold butter, cut into pieces
- 3 tbsp honey
- 1 cup fat-free or low-fat buttermilk
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Whisk flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a large mixing bowl. Cut in butter pieces using a pastry blender (or instead with two knives). Add honey and buttermilk, and using a wooden spoon or a spatula, combine until just moist.
Turn the dough out on to a lightly floured surface. The biscuit dough will be a bit sticky. With floured hands, knead three or four times, then fold the dough in on itself before rolling it out to about a 3/4 inch thickness. Cut straight down with a 1 ¾-inch or a 2-inch round biscuit cutter dipped in flour, and place the biscuit rounds close together on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silicone mat. For some reason, biscuits (or scones) don't seem to rise as well if you twist the cutter.
Bake 10-12 minutes, until golden brown.
Yield 10-12 biscuits
Per Biscuit: Calories 137, Calories from Fat 39, Total Fat 4.2g (sat 2.5g), Cholesterol 11mg, Sodium 207mg, Carbohydrate 21.5g, Fiber 0.6g, Protein 2.9g