13 Recipes for When You Just Need a Biscuit

There are a few universal truths:

  • The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
  • What comes up must come down.
  • Life is better with a bit of butter and flour.

And by butter and flour, we mean biscuits. Whether they're drop biscuits with craggy crooks, covered in gravy, or impossibly tender ones baked all together in a cake pan. Just a person and their biscuit: It's the happiest time there is—especially if the biscuit's still warm from the oven. Here are 13 biscuit recipes worth their weight in butter.

Drop Biscuits with Molasses Butter by erinmcdowell

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Leaf Lard Biscuits by Cara Nicoletti 


King Arthur Flour's Never-Fail Biscuits by Genius Recipes


Parsnip Biscuits with Black Pepper and Honey by fiveandspice


Buttermilk Biscuits by erinmcdowell


Fried Angel Biscuit Donuts by Sarah Coates


Buttermilk Biscuits wtih Sausage Gravy by wssmom


Sweet Potato Biscuit Pillows with Honey and Coconut Oil by TheWimpyVegetarian


Shirley Corriher's Touch-of-Grace Biscuits by Genius Recipes


Legendary Blueberry Biscuits by Alchemist


Garlic Cheddar Biscuits by Posie Harwood


Fast Vanilla Oatmeal Biscuits with Strawberries and Brown Sugar Sour Cream by Modern Family Cooking - Nicole 


Biscuits with Summer Berries and Whipped Cream by Phyllis Grant

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702551 August 21, 2015
There's a great buttermilk biscuit demonstration in the PBS series "A Chef's Life" (scroll to the 10:00 minute mark and play):

Old school: no recipe, just by feel.