Southern Biscuits Recipe

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Southern Biscuits

mary mendoza

By
@marymen

From the collection of Peggy Meehan


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Rating:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
flour-sifted
4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
shortening
1 c
buttermilk-chilled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 450
2
In a large bowl,combine flour,baking powder,baking soda and salt. Using your fingertips,rub butter and shortening into dry ingredients until mixture looks like crumbs. Make a well in the center and add the buttermilk. Stir just until the doughcomes together. The dough will be very sticky.
3
Turn dough onto floured surface, dust top with flour and gently fold dough over on itself 5 or 6 times. press into a 1 inch thick round shape. Cut out biscuits with a 2 inch cutter or top of a glass being sure to push straight down throuh the dough. Place biscuits on baking sheet so they just touch.Reform the scrap dough working as little as possible and continue cutting.
4
Bake at 450 until browned. approx 12-15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits