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Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irlynda Smith
Added: Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups self-rising flour
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shortening
2 cups buttermilk
1/2 stick butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400F. Lightly grease two baking sheets.
In a large mixing bowl, sift flour, sugar, salt and baking powder; stir well. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add 2 cups buttermilk and mix just to moisten. Knead 5 or 6 times. Cover with damp towel and let rest for 10 minutes. Turn onto a lightly floured surface.
Roll out dough to 1 inch thickness and cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place biscuits 1 in. apart on prepared baking sheets; brush tops with 1/4 cup butter.
Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These go best with Chocolate Gravy.

 

 

 

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