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Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandi
Added: Monday, October 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c. All purpose flour
1 T. Salt
1 T. Baking Powder
2 T. Baking soda
1 c. Shortening
1 1/2- 2 c. Buttermilk ( plus 2-3 T. for brushing the tops of the biscuits before baking.

Directions:
Directions:
Pre-heat oven to 400 .
Sift together flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Cut in shortening using a pastry blender of fork and knife. Make a well in center of flour mixture using your hands. Pour in 1 c. of buttermilk into the well, fold dry ingd. over into buttermilk . Add buttermilk and continue to fold into dough. Turn dough onto floured surface. Gently fold over 3-4 times onto itself. Press to 1/2 in. thick circle. Cut with 3in. biscuit cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet, Brush with remaining buttermilk. Bake 20-25 min. or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12 biscuits
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10-15 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great served with a sausage gravy for breakfast.

 

 

 

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