Cornmeal Buttermilk Biscuits


  • 1 cup of Dixie Lily cornmeal
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tsp of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl
  3. Cut butter into small cubes
  4. Add butter to dry mixture, stirring with each addition using two forks or a pastry blender
  5. Continue mixing until it looks like coarse crumbles
  6. Pour in buttermilk and honey
  7. Mix well so that the dough becomes sticky and forms a ball
  8. Add a small amount of flour to a flat surface or pastry mat and knead the dough
  9. Roll out dough
  10.  Use a biscuit cutter (or upside down glass or can) to create 2 inch circles, dipping the cutter into flour with each new biscuit
  11. Place biscuits on baking sheet
  12. Lightly brush more buttermilk onto the tops of the biscuits
  13. Bake for 15 minutes or until the tops have browned
  14. Serve with jelly, butter, honey, or syrup.

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