In bowl mix flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and baking soda. Using a pastry blender cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Make well in center; add buttermilk. Stirring quickly and lightly, incorporate dry ingredients. Knead dough briefly on a floured surface.
Pat or roll out until 1/4-inch thick. Cut with 2 inch round butter; place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 450-degree oven 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned. There are lots of ways to enjoy buttermilk biscuits. I really enjoy my buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy, or even with butter and jam. You can keep your buttermilk biscuits in the refrigerator in a sealed container and warm them throughout the week if you make them on the weekend. Having buttermilk biscuits is a wonderful way to start the day.