1Pre-heat oven 500 degrees
Cut 4 Tablespoons of butter in to 8 pieces and put in freezer for 15 minutes
Spray 9 inch cake pan w/non stick spray
Spray a 1/4 measuring cup with non stick spray inside and out
2Mix 10 oz. all purpose flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, sugar, salt and combine well in cold mixing bowl
3Take the butter out of the freezer and cut into flour mixture with a cold pastry cutter. Cut in quickly, leaving pea size pieces of butter.
4Add buttermilk and stir with rubber spatula just until incorporated. (Dough will be wet, sticky and lumpy)
5In a sheet pan lined with foil, sift 1/2 cup flour until bottom is covered
6Take sprayed measuring cup (1/4) and scoop up dough and drop into floured sheet pan. There should be 12 biscuits.
7With floured hands, gently form biscuits into rough balls.
Shake off excess flour and place into prepared cake pan.
8Brush biscuits with melted butter and bake at 500 degrees for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 450 degrees and bake another 13 minutes.
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