Buttermilk Biscuit Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Buttermilk Biscuit.


There are 212 calories in Buttermilk Biscuit.


Nutrition Facts
Buttermilk Biscuit
Serving Size:


biscuit (2-1/2″ dia) (60 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 88
Calories 212

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9.8 grams

Saturated Fat 2.6 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.2 grams

Cholesterol 1.8 milligrams

Sodium 348 milligrams

Potassium 73 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 27 grams

Dietary Fiber 0.9 grams

Sugars 1.3 grams
Protein 4.2 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Bread & Bakery Products > Biscuits & Cookies (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 210 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 57 minutes
Running (6mph) 20 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 29 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is the difference between buttermilk biscuits and regular biscuits?

Today, most buttermilks you’ll find at the grocery are simply cultured low-fat milk; they’ve actually got more in common with yogurt than traditional buttermilk. When you’re making biscuits, you use buttermilk for its acidity as well as its fat and liquid content.

What does buttermilk do to biscuits?

What does buttermilk do for biscuits? The acidity of buttermilk reacts with the other leavening agents in the recipe to make the biscuit dough rise. Regular milk or other liquids won’t be able to do this, so buttermilk is a must for fluffy, flaky biscuits.

Are buttermilk biscuits the same as scones?

“Scones are made with cream and eggs,” said Katina Talley, owner of Sweet Magnolias Bake Shop in Omaha, Nebraska. “They’re sweeter, drier, and may contain fruit. Biscuits are typically made with buttermilk and no eggs. They’re flaky, soft, and traditionally not sweet.”

What are buttermilk biscuits called in Australia?

Buttermilk Biscuits aka Australian Scones.

Can I substitute buttermilk in biscuits?

The acidity of the buttermilk also reacts with the baking powder or baking soda, leaving a delicious and delightfully light texture. Buttermilk can be used in biscuits, cakes, pancakes, fried chicken, waffles, salad dressings, quick breads, and countless other delicious recipes.

What’s the difference between Southern biscuits and buttermilk biscuits?

Berta McClelland‎Pillsbury

Hi there, Berta… We just got word yesterday about the differences between these two products. Our Homestyle Biscuits are fluffy, like a traditional biscuit. But the Southern Style Biscuits have a buttermilk and butter flavor.

What are buttermilk biscuits called in UK?


American biscuits are small, fluffy quick breads, leavened with baking powder or buttermilk and served with butter and jam or gravy. They are close to what the British would call scones.

What is the UK equivalent of biscuit dough?

UK Alternatives to US Baking Ingredients

US Ingredient UK Equivalent 1
Refrigerator Biscuits Not readily available in UK. It is a dough for American biscuits (which are like savoury scones, not cookies) that is bought frozen/chilled. Here is a recipe to make your own refrigerator biscuit dough.