homemade buttermilk biscuits

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
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By Teresa Howell
from Cusseta, GA

MY MOM SHOWED ME HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE BISCUITS AND THEY ARE SO DELICIOUS. ONCE MAKE THEM YOU DON'T WANT ANY OTHER KIND OF BISCUIT.

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For homemade buttermilk biscuits

  • 2 c
    self rising flour
  • 1/4 c
    crisco vegetable shortening
  • 1 c
    buttermlk
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How To Make homemade buttermilk biscuits

  • 1
    Combine self-rising flour and shortening. Cut the shortening into the self-rising flour with a pastry blender until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 2
    Add the buttermilk, mix dough with a fork just until incorporated. Do not mix it anymore than necessary. The dough will be sticky.
  • 3
    Turn dough out onto a heavily floured cutting board or counter. Knead by gently folding the dough over onto itself 6 to 8 times.
  • 4
    Roll out with a rolling pin into a cicle that's 1-inch thick. Cut out the biscuits using a 2 to 3 inch cutter. Re-form scrape dough, working it as little as possible and continue cutting out biscuits until all dough has been used.
  • 5
    Place bis cuits on baking sheet, so that they just barely touch. Bake in the preheated 500 degrees oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Then take out of oven and brush with melted butter.

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