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Easy Biscuit Recipe

Here is a simple easy butter biscuit recipe without milk that can be enjoyed with as is or with a cup of coffee or tea. This easy butter biscuit recipe uses water instead of milk.
4.95 from 35 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 44 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 20 pieces
Calories 80 kcal


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter (cold)
  • 3/4 cup Water


  • Preheat your oven to 390°F (200°C .
  • Sift together the flour and baking powder, then and the salt and sugar.
  • Cut the cold butter into small cubes add it to the flour mixture.
  • Mix until the mixture becomes has a crumble like texture.
  • Add the water and mix just until all the ingredients are incorporated.
  • If you notice the mixture a little soft, add some extra flour.
  • Remove the biscuit dough from mixing bowl and place it onto a floured working surface.
  • Sprinkle some flour onto the top of the dough and it roll out to about 1/2 inch thickness using a rolling pin.
  • Cut the biscuit dough using a round cookie cutter and place onto lined baking tray.
  • Bake in preheated oven for approximately 16-18 minutes or until light golden brown.
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