Biscuits

Lois Adams

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@Lois_Adams

I have used this recipe since the early 50s and it has never failed me. My family loves them with butter and jelly or gravy.


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Serves:

5

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
3 Tbsp
shortening
1&1/2 c
buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat over to 350 degrees
2
sift together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda
3
Cut in shortening with a shortening cutter or 2 knives
4
Incorporate the buttermilk all at once and stir just till moisten.
5
Pour dough out on a floured board or wax paper and knead 2 or 3 times. Don't over knead or will be tough.
6
Pat dough to about 1/2 inch thick. Cut dough with a cookie cutter into 10 biscuits. The last amount of dough, you can roll into biscuits with your hands.
7
Place biscuits on pan and bake in preheated oven set at 350 degrees for about 12 to 15 minutes.
8
NOTE: You may add 1 tablespoon of sugar to the dry ingredients when you sift dry ingredients together. If you don't have a cookie cutter, you may roll dough in your floured hands to make biscuits.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #baking, #bread, #Biscuits