Biscuits For One | One Dish Kitchen
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How To Make Biscuits For One (Or Two)

If you've ever wanted to make a smaller batch of biscuits, this recipe is for you. See how easy it is to make fluffy & delicious biscuits for one (or two). 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
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Total Time17 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Breakfast
Keyword: bread
Servings: 4 biscuits
Calories: 204kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter , cold, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  • Toss butter into the dry ingredients. Working quickly using your fingers or a pastry blender, rub or cut butter into flour until it resembles coarse sand.
  • Add the milk and stir just until the dough comes together.
  • Using a large spoon, drop spoonfuls of the batter onto baking sheet and bake until golden brown, about 10-12 minutes.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 182mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1.5mg