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Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup vegetable shortening, chilled, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

3/4 cup buttermilk

Preheat oven to 400 F.
In a glass or stainless steel mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients together with a fork.
Cut in the shortening using a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Make a well in the center and add buttermilk.
Quickly fold dry ingredients into buttermilk with your hands until a sticky dough forms.
Turn dough out onto floured surface.
Gently fold the dough over itself 3 or 4 times to create layers.
Roll dough out to 3/4-inch thick.
Cut with a 3-inch biscuit cutter.
Transfer dough rounds to a sheet pan.
Gather scraps and repeat.
Make a dimple in the center to help the top rise evenly.
Brush with butter.
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
at least a dozen - more depending on the size!
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Let biscuits rest for a bit to allow the steam to escape and complete the baking process.




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