buttermilk biscuits

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Rose Dailey
from East Texas, TX

My grandma and momma taught me how to make these biscuits.

serves 8 - 12
method Bake

Ingredients For buttermilk biscuits

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda*
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder*
  • 1 tsp
    salt*
  • 4 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 3/4 c
    buttermilk
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How To Make buttermilk biscuits

  • 1
    Combine the dry ingredients. Add the shortening, and cut into flour mixture until coarse and crumbly. Add buttermilk and stir lightly to mix.
  • 2
    Turn dough out onto floured board, and knead lightly. Pat the dough down with your hands to about 1/2 inch thickness.
  • 3
    Cut with a biscuit cutter or glass. Place on greased baking sheet.
  • 4
    Bake in pre-heated oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  • 5
    *make sure your measurements for the baking soda, baking powder, and salt are level, not heaping.
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