~ well butter my buttermilk biscuits ~

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

This is a quick, tender & light buttermilk biscuit, which requires no kneading. I took a couple different recipes of my grams and combined aspects of both and this is what I ended up with. The family loved them. Reheats well too! Nothing better than a hot biscuit from the oven slather with butter. Yum! Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1
serves I got 15
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ~ well butter my buttermilk biscuits ~

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 2/3 c
    shortening
  • 1 c
    buttermilk

How To Make ~ well butter my buttermilk biscuits ~

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degree F In a large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. With a pastry blender, blend in the shortening until crumbly looking.
  • 2
    Stir in milk, just until all is moistened. Pour mix on a floured surface and pat together with floured hands. Do not knead. Pat out to about 3/4 inch thick and cut with 3 inch biscuit cutter, do not twist as you cut. * Could also be rolled out and cut.
  • 3
    Place on ungreased sheet or line with parchment as I did. They can also be baked in a round cake pan. Brush tops with buttermilk or butter. Place in oven for 15 - 20 minutes or until lightly golden and no longer doughy.
  • 4
    Serve hot with butter or jam. Makes a great biscuit for sausage gravy as well.
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