BEST HOMEMADE BISCUITS EVER (old, old recipe)
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- 2 c
- plain flour
- 4 tsp
- baking powder
- 2 tsp
- 1/2 tsp
- 1/2 tsp
- cream of tartar
- 1/2 c
- butter flavor shortening
- 2/3 c
- whole buttermilk
- 1 Tbsp
- melted butter, on the side.
1Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
2Combine first 5 ingredients, sift together and place in a medium bowl.
3Add: Butter flavor shortning to flour mixture, mix with pastry blender to a corase crumb consistancy. Add in the 2/3 cup of whole buttermuilk. Use pastry blender to combine it all together. Dough will be soft and easy to work with.
4Turn out onto a slightly floured cutting board and knead a few times, don't make it stiff. Pat out with hands to a 1/2"-1" thick.
5Cut out biscuits out with regular size biscuit cutter. Place in a large black iron skillet lightly greased with yellow flavor shortning. drizzle melted butter acroas top with pastry brush.
6Bake in 450 degree preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
** Serve with scrambled eggs, crisp bacon, and Blackberry Jam.