Drop Biscuits

These free-form biscuits are crispy on the outside, light on the inside, and are quick and easy to make.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 6 Tbsp. cold unsalted butter
  • 1½ cups cold whole milk, divided

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • In a large bowl, sift together cake flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until it is broken down into pea-sized pieces.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, and pour in 1 cup milk. Using a fork, blend the flour and milk until the dough just comes together.
  • Drop biscuits by heaping spoonfuls (about ¼ cup) 2" apart on prepared pan. Set aside to rest 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Brush remaining milk generously onto biscuits, then bake 15–20 minutes, until golden brown. Turn pan halfway through baking to promote even browning.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 6 Tbsp. cold unsalted butter
  • 1½ cups cold whole milk, divided

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • In a large bowl, sift together cake flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until it is broken down into pea-sized pieces.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, and pour in 1 cup milk. Using a fork, blend the flour and milk until the dough just comes together.
  • Drop biscuits by heaping spoonfuls (about ¼ cup) 2" apart on prepared pan. Set aside to rest 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Brush remaining milk generously onto biscuits, then bake 15–20 minutes, until golden brown. Turn pan halfway through baking to promote even browning.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories210
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium140mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein4g