butter swim biscuits

Absolutely, here’s a recipe for Butter Swim Biscuits:

Butter Swim Biscuits


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C). Grease a baking dish or cast-iron skillet.
  2. Prepare Dry Ingredients:
    • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt until well combined.
  3. Mix in Heavy Cream:
    • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the heavy cream. Stir until just combined. The dough will be sticky.
  4. Form Biscuits:
    • Drop spoonfuls of the dough (about 1/4 cup each) into the prepared baking dish or skillet, leaving a little space between each biscuit.
  5. “Butter Swim”:
    • Pour the melted butter evenly over the top of the biscuit dough, ensuring each one is coated.
  6. Bake:
    • Place the baking dish or skillet in the preheated oven and bake for 15-18 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown on top.
  7. Serve Warm:
    • Remove the biscuits from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.


This recipe makes approximately 8 buttery biscuits.

Nutritional Information (per biscuit):

  • Calories: 320
  • Total Fat: 24g
    • Saturated Fat: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 500mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 24g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1g
    • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 4g

Enjoy these indulgent Butter Swim Biscuits—a delightful treat that’s perfect for breakfast or as a comforting side dish!

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