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Buttermilk Drop Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dana Coats
Added: Saturday, July 25, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 cups self-rising soft-wheat flour
2 1/4 tsp. baking powder
2 1/4 tsp. sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter, chilled & cut into pieces
1 1/2 cups buttermilk (may use nonfat buttermilk)
1 Tbsp. butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 500 F.
2. Combine first 3 ingredients in large bowl until well blended.
3. Cut in shortening and butt with a pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Add buttermilk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
4. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Brush lightly with melted butter.
5. Bake at 500 for 12-15 minutes for until golden.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15 biscuits
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min prep; 15 min bake
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
FOR CHEESE-CHIVE DROP BISCUITS:
Stir 3/4 cup (3 oz) shredded Cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives into crumbly flour mixture just before adding buttermilk. Increase buttermilk to 1 3/4 cups. Proceed with recipe as directed.

 

 

 

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