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southern buttermilk biscuits

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Breanna Arriola
Fayetteville, NC

I love these Biscuits, my Great Grandmother use to make them every Sunday. Excellent with Homemade Strawberry Preseves.

★★★★★ 2
serves 7

Ingredients For southern buttermilk biscuits

  • 2 c
    self-rising flour
  • 1/2 c
    chilled butter cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • melted butter (optional)
  • 1 c
    whole buttermilk

How To Make southern buttermilk biscuits

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Turn 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.
  • 4
    Place biscuits on prepared baking sheet. Brush with melted butter, if desired. Bake fore 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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