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Old Fashion Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dawn White Willie
Added: Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 c. all purpose flour, plus more for baking sheet
2 tsp. coarse salt
2 T. plus 2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. shortening
3/4 c. cold unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks)
3 c. buttermilk

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder and sugar, set aside. In mixer, blend shortening and butter. Add flour mixture to shortening mixture and mix together until crumbly. Add buttermilk and stir until just incorporated.

Sprinkle a rimmed baking sheet lightly with flour. Turn biscuit dough out onto a 9x13 rimmed baking sheet and gently press dough to cover. With a rolling pin, roll surface of dough until even. Cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate to chill for at least 20 minutes or until ready to bake, up to 1 day.

Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Cut biscuit dough using a round biscuit cutter and place biscuits on prepared baking sheet, rerolling scraps one time, if necessary. Bake until golden, about 18 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 dozen

 

 

 

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