Basic Biscuits Recipe

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Basic Biscuits

Rose Gates

By
@granny57



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Serves:

20

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
6 Tbsp
vegetable shortening
2/3 c
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 450 degrees.
2
Sift the flour with the baking powder, salt and baking soda.
3
Cut in the vegetable shortening until mixture resembles bread crumbs.
4
Stir in the buttermilk with a wooden spoon until just blended.
5
Turn the mixture onto a floured surface, and knead 10 times.
6
Pat the dough into a rectangle 1/2-inch thick.
7
Cut with a 3-inch cutter, and place biscuits close together on an ungreased cookie sheet.
8
Bake in the center of the oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
9
Serve immediately.
10
Biscuits can be made a day in advance and covered tightly in aluminum.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Other Tag: Quick & Easy