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Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cynthia Gray

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 C flour (after sifting) 1 Tbs + 11/2 tsp homemade baking powder 1Tbs kosher salt 1/2 C + 2 Tbs packed lard or cold butter 2 C cold buttermilk 3 Tbs unsalted melted butter

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 500 degrees. In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Add lard, coating in flour. Work quickly, rub lard with fingers in flour until coarsely blended and half in large pieces, 3/4 inch.
2. K\Make a well in center of flour mix. Add buttermilk all at once. With large spoon stir quickly just until blended and begins to form sticky dough. If too dry add 1-2 Tbs more buttermilk.
3.Immediately turn dough onto generously floured surface. Knead briskly 8-10 x until a cohesive ball forms. Gently flatten dough with hands to eve thickness. Using floured rolling pin, lightly roll to 3/4 inch thickness.
4. Using a dinner fork dipped in flour, pierce dough completely through at 1/2 inch intervals. Flour a 2 1/2 -3 inch buscuit cutter. Stamp out rounds and arrange on heavy baking sheet. Add pieces as is to baking sheet.
5. Place on rack in upper 1/3 of oven. Bake 8-10 minutes until crusts are golden. Remove and brush with butter.

HOMEMADE BAKING POWDER 1/4 c cream of tartar (tsp) 2 Tbs baking powder Mix well keeps up to 6 weeks sealed Sift 3x

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