Grandma's Biscuits Recipe

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Grandma's Biscuits

Jennifer Lewis

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@jenniferlewis08

My grandma gave this recipe to my mom who gave it to me! I hope you enjoy them too!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 c
self-rising flour
1/4 c
shortening
2/3 c
buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. You will need a cast iron skillet. I put a small dab of shortening into skillet and let get warm in oven while preparing biscuits.
2
In large bowl pour 2 cups self-rising flour. Add 1/4 cup shortening and either with your hands or a fork mix through until flour mixture looks like corn mill. (very fine looking)
3
Begin pouring buttermilk and mix with hands until mix starts to pull away from bowl. NOT RUNNY, but will be sticky. Sometimes it takes a little more buttermilk.
4
Put some flour on your counter and your hands. Being to knead dough. Once kneaded ( i usually knead for about a minute) Roll dough until about a 1/4 inch thick.
5
Remove skillet from oven. WILL BE VERY HOT.
6
Flour the opening of a cup and cut out your biscuits and place in skillet.
7
Bake until goldne borwn on top. About 10 minutes.
8
ENJOY with some homemade gravy or honey or jam!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Biscuits