Mary Leigh’s Buttermilk Biscuits

Preparation info

  • Makes

    six to ten

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

By Tom Fitzmorris

Published 2018

  • About

Homemade buttermilk biscuits are our favorite breakfast at the Cool Water Ranch. For years, we made them almost every weekend. When she was still very small, my daughter Mary Leigh started helping me and wound up taking over the whole job. Then she left town, became a professional baker, and I’m back to making them myself. The recipe is not revolutionary. There are only three ingredients: self-rising flour (White Lily is by far the best), buttermilk, and butter. (We used to