Millie's Buttermilk Biscuits
|Categories:||Biscuits, Other Breads|
|Keywords:||Breads, Southern, Rolls|
|Serves:||8 - 10 biscuits|
|2 c||self rising flour|
|1/3 c||lard, chilled|
|2/3 - 3/4 c||buttermilk|
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DirectionsPreheat oven to 375 degrees. Measure flour then sift into large bowl.cut lard into flour or flour hands and roll lard into little snakes and pinch off pea size pieces.Make a well in center of flour and add in buttermilk, starting with 2/3 cup and work flour into center. Add more buttermilk alittle at a time if needed.Turn out onto floured table and knead gently 4 or 5 times. Lightly dust rolling pin and dough with flour then roll out dough , rolling 1st one way then opposite way to about 1/2 - 3/4 in thick. Cut with floured biscuit cutter or use a soup can with both ends cut off. Gather leftover dough and knead back together , roll, and cut. Repeat till dough is used up.Spray cookie sheet with non-stick spray or using a papper towel, apply light coating of lard. Place biscuits 1/2 inch apart. Brush tops with buttermilk. Bake 15 - 20 minutes. Brush tops with alittle melted butter as soon as you take them out.