Combine dry ingredients.
Beat egg. Add to dry mixture with most of the buttermilk adding more as needed to create a dough that is moist but not runny.
Drop mixture by teaspoon in hot oil. Cook 3-5 minutes until golden, turning once during cook time.
Place on paper towel to cool. Serve with honey butter.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)