BEST HOMEMADE BISCUITS EVER (old, old recipe)
For many, many year I have been cooking and making homemade biscuits. I began cooking when I was nine year old, my mother worked on the farm, hoeing cotton, corn, potatoes, fruis, and vegetables. Later she picked them. I learned to feed the farm animals, gather eggs,milk the cow and churn milk into butter. My daddy helped my mother and he would plow the crops, with mules before he got a tractor. My brothers and sisters worked too, Enjoyable memories. I am contributing this homemade biscuit recipe, also a Wild Blackberry Jam recipe with a blackberry picking story.
- 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.
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