Recipe: Self Rising Flour Biscuits

recipe self rising flour biscuits

As a professional cook, I have always searched for easy and quick recipes that can be made with minimum ingredients. Self-rising flour biscuits are one of those recipes that are simple, quick, and easy to make. In this article, I am going to share my recipe for self-rising flour biscuits, along with tips and tricks to make them fluffy and delicious.

Recipes Information:

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Recipe Category: Breakfast
  • Recipe Cuisine: American
  • Aggregate Rating: 4.8/5


  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the self-rising flour and chilled cubed butter. Use a pastry cutter or two knives to cut the butter into the flour until it resembles coarse sand.
  3. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk. Stir until the dough comes together.
  4. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead for 1-2 minutes until it becomes smooth.
  5. Roll out the dough to 3/4 inch thickness and cut out biscuits using a biscuit cutter. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrition Amount per serving
Calories 180
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 400mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g

Recipes FAQ:

  • Q: Can I use salted butter instead of unsalted?
  • A: Yes, you can use salted butter, but you should reduce the amount of salt in the recipe.

  • Q: Can I freeze the dough for later use?
  • A: Yes, you can freeze the dough for up to 3 months. Just wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and store it in an airtight container.

  • Q: Can I use any type of milk?
  • A: Yes, you can use any type of milk, but the fat content will affect the texture and taste of the biscuits.

  • Q: Can I use a cookie cutter instead of a biscuit cutter?
  • A: Yes, you can, but the shape and size of the biscuits will be different.

  • Q: How do I store leftover biscuits?
  • A: You can store leftover biscuits in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

  • Q: Can I add cheese or herbs to the dough?
  • A: Yes, you can add cheese, herbs, or any other flavorings to the dough to customize the taste of the biscuits.

Recipes Tips:

Self-rising flour biscuits are a versatile recipe that can be modified in many ways to suit your taste. Here are some tips to make them even better:

Tip 1: Use cold butter and milk to create flaky and tender biscuits.

Tip 2: Don’t overwork the dough, or the biscuits will become tough and dense.

Tip 3: Brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter or egg wash for a shiny and golden crust.

Tip 4: Experiment with different types of milk, such as buttermilk or almond milk, to create unique flavors.

Tip 5: Add cheese, herbs, or spices to the dough to customize the taste of the biscuits.

With these tips and tricks, you can make perfect self-rising flour biscuits every time. Enjoy them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or serve them as a side dish for your favorite meal.

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