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buttermilk biscuit with honey butter

Buttermilk Biscuits with Honey Butter Recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Servings 12


Honey butter

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/3 cup honey plus 2 tablespoons


  • Baking spray
  • 2 cups White Lily self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup shortening chilled
  • 3/4 cups buttermilk


  • In a small mixing bowl, beat butter and honey until well-blended. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Heat oven to 500°F. Spray baking sheet with non-stick baking spray.
  • In a large bowl, add flour and shortening. Cut shortening with pastry knife until crumbs are the size of peas. Blend in enough milk with fork until dough leaves sides of bowl.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently 2 to 3 times. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut using floured 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on prepared baking sheet 1-inch apart for crisp sides or almost touching for soft sides.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Makes 12 biscuits.


You can substitute whole milk for the buttermilk.
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