When you need comforting and delicious bread for your favorite meal, these honey butter biscuits come through every single time.
The tasty addition of sweetened butter is reminiscent of the best restaurants and takes the entire meal to a new level of perfection.
Why This Recipe
There is nothing like homemade biscuits. Serve honey butter biscuits and delight your family and guests! Our biscuits add the perfect touch any time your meal needs a little bread to make it complete.
These are the flakiest biscuits and the sweetened butter makes it almost like dessert!
Like my Texas roadhouse biscuit recipe, they take the standard dinner rolls up a notch.
Equipment You Will Need
- Medium-sized pastry cutter or fork
- A rubber spatula or large spoon
- Mixing bowl
Ingredients For Honey Butter Biscuits
Make your shopping list now and make sure you have these ingredients on hand when it's time to make amazing biscuits. Buttermilk is not something I regularly have on hand so I wanted to call that ingredient out for you.
Cream of tartar is also one you'll need to check your pantry for first.
For the Biscuits
Sugar - Generic granulated sugars sometimes (but not always) have unlisted fillers so if you've been wondering what is off with your sugar try a brand name.
Baking Powder - Fresh is best.
Salt -Regular table salt is preferred.
Butter -Use real, frozen butter for the flakiest biscuit ever.
Cream of Tartar - A leavening agent for baked goods found in the spice aisle and used for baking and in homemade snickerdoodle recipes.
And for the Honey Butter
How to Make Honey Butter Biscuits
2. Chop up your butter and cut it into the flour mixture with a pastry cutter or fork.
3. Add the buttermilk last and mix to combine.
- Chill your buttermilk ahead of time so it's ready to go. Immediately after you get home from the grocery store might not be the best time to make this recipe since the buttermilk needs to be cold.
- For best results, throw your butter in the freezer twenty minutes or so before you start mixing up biscuits.
- Freeze extra unbaked biscuits to use later when you have a time crunch.
- Mix honey and butter with a blender or electric mixer for the best results.
- Store leftovers in an airtight container.
Why does the butter need to be cold? Can't I use melted butter?
Cold butter will melt as the biscuits bake, resulting in a flaky, buttery biscuit.
Can I freeze these biscuits?
This is a drop biscuit recipe, so if you want to freeze before baking, drop by rounded spoonfuls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place them in your freezer. Once the biscuits are frozen, move them to a freezer-quality zipper bag and save them for up to six months. Baking time will be slightly increased to bake from frozen.
If you want to freeze biscuits that are already baked, that works too! Just pop them in your freezer-quality zipper bag, remove the air, and freeze for up to three months.
Drop Biscuits. An easy recipe when you are in a hurry.
This easy and delicious Homemade Bread Recipe is an equally yummy choice.
Easy Golden Cornbread is great with chili or soup.
Honey Butter Biscuits
Honey Butter Biscuits
- Pastry Cutter or Fork
- Mixing Bowl
- Rubber Spatula or Spoon
- biscuit cutter or cookie cutter
- Parchment Paper
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- ½ tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup butter chilled and chopped
- ⅓ cup buttermilk chilled
- ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
- ½ cup butter
- ⅓ cup honey
- Whisk together dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
- Cut in chopped cold butter to flour mixture with a pastry cutter or fork.
- Add buttermilk and combine until fully incorporated.
- Drop rounded spoonfuls of biscuit dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Mix together the honey and butter in a small bowl.
- Brush with biscuits with honey butter mixture.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
- Brush top of biscuits with more honey butter glaze when finished.
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Oh, so good! We got a pastry cutter just for biscuits, so it's about time to use it!