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golden brown butter swim biscuits in a red square baking dish
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Butter Swim Biscuits

Butter swim biscuits are delicious, flaky biscuits literally swimming in butter. These yummy rolls can be on your table in under 30 minutes and are the perfect accompaniment to any comfort food meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Bread, Dinner, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9
Calories: 258kcal


  • 8x8" or 9x9" baking dish


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 stick butter melted


  • Add all the dry ingredients to a large mixing. Whisk them together until evenly combined.
  • Pour the milk into the bowl, and using a sturdy wooden spoon stir everything together until a soft dough has formed.
  • Pour the melted butter into the baking dish.
  • Using your wooden spoon, scrape the dough into a ball like lump and carefully transfer it to the middle of the butter filled baking dish.
  • Using the back of the spoon, spread the dough out as evenly as possible in the baking dish so that it reaches all sides.
  • Using a sharp paring knife, cut the dough to make 9 even squares.
  • Bake the biscuits at 450° for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, and let them rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 291mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 402IU | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 2mg