Butter Swim Biscuits

This Butter Swim Biscuits recipe is a game-changer, making biscuits that are “TO DIE FOR!” The combination of buttermilk and a generous amount of butter ensures these biscuits are incredibly soft and moist inside, with a deliciously flaky crust outside. Simply add your favorite jam or jelly for a slice of heaven.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat Oven: Set to 450 degrees.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients: In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  3. Add Buttermilk: Pour in the buttermilk and stir until a moist dough forms.
  4. Melt Butter: In an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish, melt the butter in the microwave, then pour it into the dish.
  5. Dough in Dish: Place the dough on top of the melted butter, spreading it out to the edges of the pan.
  6. Cut Dough: Before baking, cut the dough into nine squares.
  7. Bake: For 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

“Enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner!” These butter swim biscuits, especially when paired with raspberry jam, are a versatile delight that can elevate any meal.