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Popeye’s Biscuits

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Popeyes biscuits are fluffy, buttery, and irresistible. These Buttermilk Biscuits go well with butter, jam, chicken, or even sausage gravy. Follow these simple step-by-step directions to make your own copycat popeye buttermilk biscuits.

Popeyes biscuits

There is no better comfort food than homemade buttermilk biscuits. Whenever we stop and get Popeye’s I always make sure I get extra biscuits. This good biscuit recipe is very easy to follow and let me tell you that you won’t want to have them any other way.

Close up of biscuit

Ingredients for Popeye’s Biscuits

Ingredients for biscuits
  • Flour
  • Eggs
  • Baking Powder
  • Cold Butter
  • Buttermilk or homemade buttermilk
  • Measuring Cup
  • Rolling Pin
  • Pastry Cutter
  • Baking Sheet or cast iron skillet

Step by Step Directions for Copycat Popeye’s Biscuits

  • Whisk together the flour and baking powder in a large bowl.
  • Add the cubed butter and use a pastry blender or your finger tips to cut the butter into the flour until the pieces are about the size of peas.

  • Stir in the 2 beaten eggs and 1 ½ cups of buttermilk using a wooden spoon.
  • The dough will be very sticky at this time.

  • Cover and refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes. 
  • Preheat the oven to 400℉ and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Using floured hands, remove the dough from the bowl and transfer to a floured work surface and knead until a soft dough forms, dusting flour as needed. 
  • Press the dough in a round until about ½ inches thick. (you can use a rolling pin)

  • Using a biscuit cutter or rim of a glass about 2 inches in diameter cut about 24 biscuits.
  • You may have to turn the dough and recut the left over dough.

  • Transfer cut biscuits to the prepared baking sheet or cast iron skillet.
  • Beat the remaining 1 egg and brush the tops onto the biscuits. 

  • Bake until golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.
golden brown biscuits

Chef Tips and Tricks

Use Cold Butter for the best results.

If you don’t have a pastry cutter use your hands to make dough crumbly.

Use a wooden Spoon.

If you don’t have a biscuit Cutter use the rim of a drinking glass.

What To Serve with Buttermilk Biscuits

Frequently Asked Questions

How To Store Buttermilk Biscuits

Store in an air tight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Can I Freeze Biscuits?

Yes, biscuits can be frozen in a ziplock container for up to 6 months.

How to reheat

Reheat in the microwave for 30 seconds or in the air fryer.

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Popeyes Biscuit copycat
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Popeyes Biscuits

Yield: 24
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Popeyes biscuits are fluffy, buttery, and irresistible. These Buttermilk Biscuits go well with butter, jam, chicken, or even sausage gravy.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups flour self raising, plus more for kneading/dusting
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 3 sticks salted butter, cold and cut into cubes
  • 2 large eggs, beaten and 1 large egg for brushing
  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the flour and baking powder in a large bowl.
  2. Add the cubed butter and use a pastry blender or your fingertips to cut the butter into the flour until the pieces are about the size of peas.add cold butter
  3. Stir in the 2 beaten eggs and 1 ½ cups of buttermilk using a wooden spoon. The dough will be very sticky at this time. add buttermilk
  4. Cover and refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes. sticky batter
  5. Preheat the oven to 400℉ and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Using floured hands, remove the dough from the bowl and transfer it to a floured work surface and knead until a soft dough forms, dusting flour as needed. shape dough
  7. Press the dough in a round until about ½ inches thick.dough ready for cutting
  8. Using a biscuit cutter or rim of glass about 2 inches in diameter cut about 24 biscuits. You may have to re-roll out the dough after cutting.cut dough with biscuit cutter
  9. Transfer cut biscuits to the prepared baking sheet.
  10. Beat the remaining 1 egg and brush onto the biscuits. brush egg on biscuits
  11. Bake until brown and golden, about 15-20 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 191Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 499mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g

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Kathy

Friday 17th of June 2022

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Kathy

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