Biscuits

Lois Adams

By
@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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat over to 350 degrees
2sift together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda
3Cut in shortening with a shortening cutter or 2 knives
4Incorporate the buttermilk all at once and stir just till moisten.
5Pour dough out on a floured board or wax paper and knead 2 or 3 times. Don't over knead or will be tough.
6Pat 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.
7Place biscuits on pan and bake in preheated oven set at 350 degrees for about 12 to 15 minutes.
8NOTE: 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