Amish Biscuits


Amish Biscuits

Amish Biscuits

Easy, down to the basics, these Amish Biscuits are great to add to your authentic Amish recipes collection.


Check out this recipe for Amish Friendship Bread Starter to help you with above recipe.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup Amish (Friendship) Starter (see note section for recipe)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  1. In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
  2. In a separate bowl combine eggs, Amish Starter and oil. Mix well.
  3. Add starter to dry ingredients and mix until dough pulls away from sides of bowl.
  4. Transfer to a lightly floured surface and roll until 1/2 inch thick.
  5. Using a 3 inch circle cutter or floured glass cut out biscuits and place on a lightly grease cookie sheet.
  6. Brush top of biscuits with melted butter. Cover and let rise 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  8. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 15 - 20 minutes.

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Wow, these sound absolutely amazing! We are having breakfast for dinner tonight, so these will be perfect! I can imagine that these paired with homemade strawberry jam would be a vacation for your taste buds! And this recipe is so easy to follow. I can't wait to dig in and try these!

pkolk: The updated version of the recipe appears on this page now. Thanks! Blair, editor for

Hi Master Editor Sarah! I would be so appreciative if you could share your updated version of this recipe with myself, as well! I'm new to this site...and I absolutely love it! In advance...Thank You so much!

Thanks morrisongold and zandramarie, I've updated this recipe and added a link in the note section for the Bread Starter Recipe. Thanks and hope that helps!

How do you make the amish starter or how can you get this.

how do you make the amish friendship starter no one i know has any


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