Buttermilk Drop Biscuits Recipe

Buttermilk drop biscuits are crispy and light biscuits baked with buttermilk and flour. Filled with cherries, or raisins, the buttermilk drop biscuits are snacky and can be quickly baked up, anytime.


Health IndexAverageServings10


 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (375 Milliliter)
 Granulated sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (50 Milliliter)
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (7 Milliliter)
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 Milliliter)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
 Soft margarine3 Tablespoon, cold (45 Milliliter)
 Raisins/Dried cherries1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (50 Milliliter)
 Buttermilk/Low-fat yogurt175 Milliliter (0.75 Cup)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 141 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.1%

Saturated Fat 0.56 g2.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 209 mg8.7%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.67 g2.7%

Sugars 7.7 g

Protein 3 g5.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.17%

Calcium 6% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Stir together very well.
With pastry cutter or finger tips, cut margarine into flour mixture until it is in tiny bits.
Stir in raisins.
Pour buttermilk over flour mixture and stir until a rough batter is formed.
Drop batter in 10 mounds on non-stick or parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
Bake in preheated 425°F/220°C oven for 12 to 18 minutes, or until lightly browned.