Originally posted June 04, 2022

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits with Blueberry Mint Compote

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits with Blueberry Mint Compote by car2ngrl

New family favorite, especially when fresh blueberries and mint are available.


  • 3 cups blueberries (remove any stems)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp tapioca
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tbl buttermilk
  • Sparkling Sugar (optional)
4 servings


Preheat oven to 450°.

Grease (or line) a baking sheet.

Add all compote ingredients except for the tapioca to a small pot.
Cook for 10 minutes over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for another 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and add tapioca.

Whisk together dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Add egg, buttermilk, and butter and mix together.
Spoon dough onto baking sheet, creating 8 biscuits.
Brush with buttermilk and, if desired, sprinkle sugar on top.

Bake for 15 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown on top.

Serve with the compote and butter.

1 hour



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