Try these easy homemade biscuit recipes for a special Sunday dinner or holiday brunch. They are light and fluffy yet made without yeast. There is something for every occasion, from savory Cheddar Cheese Biscuits and Easy Drop Biscuits to sweet Blueberry Bisquick Biscuits and Strawberry Buttermilk Biscuits.
How to Make Biscuits From-Scratch at Home
Don’t feel intimidated!
This collection showcases eight easy biscuit recipes you can make from scratch at home, even if you’re a beginner!
Follow along to the simple step-by-step directions, and you’ll smell oven-fresh bread soon enough.
Each recipe is slightly different, but there are some commonalities overall.
Many biscuit recipes include:
Milk or buttermilk
Gently mix the dough and drop large spoon-sized dollops on a baking sheet or roll and cut into biscuit-sized circles.
Bake in the oven (or in some cases, cook on the stovetop) and try to patiently wait until they are done!
These are the biscuits everyone wants to make - crunchy on the outside yet soft and tender on the inside. Ready in 30 minutes or less from start to finish, all you need to do is mix the dough, plop biscuits on a baking tray, and bake in the oven!
Make Cream Biscuits for Sunday dinner or a holiday feast; they are great for a crowd! You only need 5 simple ingredients and a bowl. Keep a light touch as you blend the batter because over-mixing can lead to tough biscuits. So think “gentle” in every step, and they will be fluffy and full of air!
Combine the tender texture of a biscuit with the flavor of a blueberry muffin. There’s a surprise ingredient that’s essential for the light and fluffy texture. It’s the key to creating an instant rise in the flour without any yeast or wait time. Just one look at these, and your mouth will water!
Gluten-free baking is notoriously difficult, but these cheddar biscuits work! They are a great copycat Red Lobster Old Bay Biscuit recipe made at home with simple ingredients. Now you can have your favorite restaurant-style biscuits anytime you want!
This sweet biscuit recipe is a treat for any special occasion bunch. It’s better than a strawberry shortcake and easier to make! Just mix, scoop, and bake. The hardest part is waiting for the oven timer to ding when they are done.
There’s no need to preheat the oven in this recipe; you can cook biscuits on the stovetop! The no-knead dough rises beautifully, and butter permeates every single bite. Since they are so flaky, I know they will pair well with everything.
Dress up traditional drop biscuits with a few pinches of flavorful herbs. They are super easy to make, even for beginners! There’s no yeast or butter, and you don’t roll or cut the dough. Plus, they bake in 20 minutes. It’s a win-win!
Jessica Haggard created Easy Homemade Life to share no-fail ideas with thrifty creative homemakers. As a busy homeschooling, homesteading, entrepreneurial mom herself, she strives to curate a collection of only the BEST tried-and-true homemade ideas so you can make memorable and meaningful things in your home.