Heavy Cream Drop Biscuits

Saturday, December 16, 2023
These tender Heavy Cream Drop Biscuits are so delicious you can't stop eating them.

With just 5 ingredients you're about to make the easiest biscuits and the best without ever looking for another recipe..

Mix the batter just until moistened and never overwork the dough, drop and bake! That's it!

For a change up we've included a list of some mix-in suggestions below.

The biscuits are delicious warm or cold and a nice addition to chili meals, stews, or breakfast!

If you're a biscuits lover then this will be a great addition to your recipe collection, just scroll to our printable copy below, and hit print to avoid any ads!

buttered heavy cream baked drop biscuits

drop biscuits

Easy Steps

  1. Prepare an 8-cup 9 x 9 casserole dish with butter or oil cooking spray
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees
  3. You need two mixing bowls one for dry and one for wet ingredients
  4. After mixing them in two separate bowls combine them until just blended
  5. Pour this mixture into the prepared dish
  6. Bake and enjoy!

heavy cream biscuits cooling on a silicone mat

Tips for Making Drop Biscuits

  1. Mix all dry ingredients first before adding the cream
  2. Add shredded cheese on top and herbs at the end if desired
  3. Do not overbake the biscuits
  4. Only stir until moistened do not overwork the dough
  5. For uniform biscuits use an ice cream scoop to drop them on the baking sheet
  6. Bake these on a silipat mat or parchment paper
  7. Be sure to preheat the oven to 425 degrees before baking these biscuits
  8. Biscuits are delicious served warm plain, cinnamon butter, with butter, honey, jam, or country-style gravy

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Shopping List is what you need for this biscuit recipe

  1. flour
  2. sugar
  3. baking powder
  4. salt
  5. heavy cream (full-fat heavy cream not whipped cream)
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drop biscuits on silipat mat using an ice cream scoop

Topping Suggestions Before Baking

  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • mixed Italian herbs
  • granulated garlic powder
  • jalapenos and sliced olives
  • broccoli finely chopped with cheddar cheese
  • everything bagel topping seasoning
  • sesame seeds
  • cinnamon sugar mixture
  • granulated garlic into the batter before baking
  • see the recipe card for the exact measurements below

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Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Heavy Cream Drop Biscuits

Heavy Cream Drop Biscuits

Made with heavy cream and just a few ingredients these melt-in-your-mouth tender biscuits will be the best biscuits you've ever eaten
Prep time: 4 MinCook time: 15 MinTotal time: 19 Min


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat mat and set it aside.
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream (the highest fat content DO NOT substitute)


  1. Add all the dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and stir or whisk them together.
  2. Slowly pour in the heavy cream and mix to blend the dry ingredients until you don't see the flour this takes around 40 seconds. Do not overmix the dough or keep stirring the dough.
  3. Note: I can't stress enough to just mix the batter until moistened, that's it and don't overwork the dough.
  4. Drop the dough onto the prepared sheet using a large tablespoon or ice cream scoop.
  5. Bake the biscuits at 425 degrees for around 15 minutes or until the bottom edges are golden brown.
  6. Serve warm with butter, honey, jam or gravy.


Topping Suggestions Before Baking

  • (1/2 cup folded in gently) shredded cheddar cheese in the batter
  • mixed Italian herbs 1 tablespoon sprinkled on top
  • granulated garlic powder 1 teaspoon
  • jalapenos and sliced olives 2 tablespoons each
  • 1/2 cup combined cooked broccoli finely chopped with cheddar cheese
  • everything bagel topping seasoning 1 teaspoon on top or more
  • sesame seeds 1 tablespoon on top or more
  • sprinkled on top even combination of cinnamon sugar mixture
  • add 1 teaspoon of granulated garlic into the batter before baking

Nutrition Facts



Fat (grams)

10.97 g

Sat. Fat (grams)

6.87 g

Carbs (grams)

19.05 g

Fiber (grams)

0.61 g

Net carbs

18.43 g

Sugar (grams)

1.96 g

Protein (grams)

3.19 g

Sodium (milligrams)

176.03 mg

Cholesterol (grams)

34.29 mg

The default measuring system for this website is US Customary. Unit conversions are provided for convenience and as a courtesy only. While we strive to provide accurate unit conversions, please be aware that there may be some discrepancies

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  1. I love these are almost sugar free (well, 3 tsp is really nothing) and made with heavy cream. Must be very tender and yummy!

  2. They look too good not to try, especially topped with my good sausage gravy. Yum.

  3. Superb, love this drop biscuit. Once I can enjoy more Carbs I will try this one for sure
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