These biscuits are good baked on their own or baked on top of a hearty stew to make vegetable or chicken pot pie.

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2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
4oz unsalted butter, frozen
1 cup buttermilk


  1. Heat oven to 450F
  2. Combine dry ingredients
  3. Grate butter on largest hole of a box grater
  4. Add grated butter to the flour mixture and stir to combine
  5. Add the buttermilk and quickly stir until it forms a dough that pulls away from the side
  6. Transfer to a floured work table and pat into a rough rectangle
  7. The rectangle into thirds and roll into a rectangle the same size as you started (creating layers of butter as you fold). Repeat three times
  8. Roll dough into a 1 inch thick slab. Cut into 3"x3" squares and transfer to a baking sheet
  9. Bake until golden brown (about 16 minutes)