This is a delicious buttermilk biscuits recipe. This recipe uses butter flavored shortening which keeps the biscuits from burning.
2 cups of sifted all-purpose flour
¼ cup of Crisco butter flavored shortening
2 ½ teaspoons of baking powder
Pinch of salt
2/3 cup of buttermilk
Turn your oven on and preheat to 450 degrees. Grease a large baking sheet with butter.
In a bowl, combine the sifted flour and add the baking powder and pinch of salt, stirring gently to blend. Using a pastry blender or a fork, cut in the shortening until it resembles the size of small peas.
Add the buttermilk, stir using a wooden spoon to make the dough. Do not overwork the dough.
Take the dough and roll onto a lightly floured board. Roll the dough out to about a ¾ thickness.
Using a 2-inch biscuit cutter,cut out biscuits and place on greased baking sheet.
Bake for 12-15 minutes.
Makes 12-14 biscuits.
Make the perfect biscuit with this Traditional Biscuit Cutters Set of 4
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