​2 cups (500 mL) flour
2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking soda
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/2 cup (125 mL) butter, chilled and cubed 
3/4 cup (175 mL) buttermilk

​Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Add buttermilk to flour mixture and stir just until combined. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough gently 5 times. Roll out dough
1/2 inch (1.25 cm) thick. Using a floured 2 inch (5 cm) cookie cutter, cut dough into rounds. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400ºF (200ºC) for 15 - 17 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes 14.

Nutritional analysis per 1 biscuit serving:
132 Calories, 7.2 g fat, 2.3 g protein, 14.4 g carbohydrate, 0.5 g fibre, 182 mg sodium

Last updated on January 18, 2019