DELICIOUS! This was given to me by an online buddy when I was still engaged to my Southern husband. They have always pleased him. I have always liked it because it calls for all-purpose flour. Beinging a Northerner. I'm not good with self rising. GRITS (Girls Raised In The South & GRINS (Girls Raised In Northern States) forever!!!!
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- 1Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
- 2Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
- 3Add the shortening and cut it in with a pastry cutter or two knives till the mixture is well blended and mealy.
- 4Add the buttermilk and mix with a large spoon till the dough is soft, adding a little more buttermilk if necessary.
- 5Turn the dough out on to a lightly floured surface and, using a light touch, turn the edges of the dough toward the middle, pressing with your hands.
- 6Press the dough out to a 1/2 inch thickness, cut straight down into even rounds with a biscuit cutter or a small juice glass.
- 7If you want to, now is the time to dip each biscuit in the melted butter. Just a quick dip and BUTTER, not margerine.
- 8Place the rounds 1/2" apart on a large baking sheet.
- 9Gather up the scraps of dough and and repeat the procedure.
- 10Bake the biscuits until lightly browned on top, about 12 minutes. Makes about 10 biscuits.
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Nutritional Facts for Buttermilk Biscuits
Serving Size: 1 (79 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 147.0
- Calories from Fat 50
- Total Fat 5.5 g
- Saturated Fat 1.6 g
- Cholesterol 0.9 mg
- Sodium 350.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 20.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
- Sugars 1.2 g
- Protein 3.4 g