Butter Swimming Biscuits

Recipes by Chef Steph

Chef Steph

Butter Swimming Biscuits

Biscuits so good you'll want to serve them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!


Butter Swimming Biscuits
  • 2 1/2 cup - all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons - baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon - granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons - kosher salt
  • 2 cups - buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup - frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup - (1 stick) butter, melted
Prep time
5 minutes
Cook Time
28  minutes
6 to 10


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. Add flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt to a medium bowl. Use a whisk to sift ingredients.
  3. Pour in the buttermilk and stir until mostly combined, being careful not to overwork the batter.
  4. Pour the melted butter into an 8x8-inch baking dish. 
  5. Place the dough on top of the butter, and use a spatula (or your hands) to evenly spread the dough out to the edges of the pan.
  6. Cut the unbaked dough into 9 squares (3x3 pattern).
  7. Bake for 28 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown.
  8. Allow the butter to be absorbed into the biscuits before cutting and serving.

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