Yields 12 biscuits


1 cup   All purpose flour

1 cup   Cake flour

2 tsp   Baking powder

½ tsp   Baking soda

½  tsp   Salt

1 tsp   Sugar
1 stick    Butter, cold, cut into small pieces

6 oz (3/4 cup)  Buttermilk


  1. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar.
  1. Cut in butter with a fork or pastry cutter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  1. Add buttermilk and stir gently until just combined.
  1. Use a spoon to drop dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet, spacing evenly.


  1. Bake in center of 450 degree oven for 10-12 minutes, until they are a light golden brown.

Note:  If you don’t have cake flour, use 2 cups all purpose flour and increase the buttermilk to 7 ounces.