Basic Biscuit

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Air Force Mama

Adapted from The Southern Lady Cooks

Top Review by DEEP336

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!!!!

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.

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