Best Buttermilk Biscuits

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Anne French

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@frenchfries118

These are the best buttermilk biscuits ever. Tall, flaky, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth goodness. This recipe comes from the Better Homes and Garden cookbook, the old one your mom used with the pages tearing out.

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Serves:
7-9
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
2 tsp
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
butter or shortening (i highly recommend butter)
3/4 c
buttermilk or sour milk

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 450. In a large bowl, stir together all dry ingredients.
2Knead in butter, but leave clumps pea sized as the clumps produce a flaky biscuit.
3Stir in buttermilk.
4Knead on a lightly floured surface about 10 times. Roll out, but you want this dough thick. At least an inch to an inch and a half thick.
5Use a floured biscuit cutter or cup to cut out biscuits. Placing them closely together on a greased or parchment covered cookie sheet will prevent them from toppling over as they rise.
6Bake for about 10 mins. Enjoy!

About Best Buttermilk Biscuits

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #country-style