Southern Buttermilk Biscuits
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- 2 c
- self-rising flour
- 1/2 c
- chilled butter cut into 1/4-inch slices
- melted butter (optional)
- 1 c
- whole buttermilk
1Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
2In a Medium bowl, place flour. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Slowly add buttermilk, stirring with a fork just until mixture is combined.
3Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gently knead 2 or 3 times or just until dough is smooth. Pat dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Fold dough in half so it measures 1/2-inch thickness. Using a 3-inch cutter or a drinking glass, cut out dough.
4Place biscuits on prepared baking sheet. Brush with melted butter, if desired. Bake fore 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.