Melt in your Mouth Buttermilk Biscuits

Melissa Baldan

By
@mellymel74

Hand down the very best biscuits I've ever made, ever!


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Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
shortening
1/8 tsp
baking soda
1 c
+ 2 tablespoons buttermilk
1/2 c
oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour, salt and baking powder into mixing bowl
2
Add shortening and blend well
3
Add baking soda to all the buttermilk then blend into flour mixture. DO NOT OVER WORK DOUGH
4
Heavily flour surface and the top of the dough (it's pretty sticky) and roll out 1/4 thick and cut with 2 inch biscuit cutter OR cut into squares. Dip biscuits in oil to cover all sides and place on oiled baking sheet immediately with all biscuits touching.
5
Bake at 500F for 8.5-10 minutes or until nicely brown.

Serve with butter and jam.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits