Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Adapted from The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Work the shortening into the flour until it’s like coarse crumbs.
  2. Add the buttermilk and stir until makes a ball in the bowl.
  3. You can either pinch off the dough or cut it with a biscuit cutter.
  4. Grease or spray pan.
  5. Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes until brown on top.


Most Helpful

I can tell you right off the bat, this is the exact recipe that my mother used. I have found it fail-proof, and right up to her standards. I spent years trying to make "her" biscuits. This is a "spot on" method. Thanks for posting!!!!

DEEP September 04, 2013

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a