Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

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Janet Crow

By
@jcrow216

My Grandmother taught me how to make biscuits way before I was even a teenager. This is the only recipe I have ever used and they are always a hit.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
5
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
self rising flour
1/2 c
lard
pinch
sugar
3/4 c
buttermilk, possibly more
2 Tbsp
melted butter

How to Make Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut lard into flour using a pastry blender or two forks, and add the pinch of sugar. Add enough buttermilk to make a soft dough and knead until smooth (do not over knead as this will lend a tough biscuit).
  • 2With floured hands pinch off a bit of the dough and roll into a ball, lightly flatten in a greased iron skillet or pan. Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 15-18 minutes. Brush with melted butter when removed from the oven.

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About Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American