Recipe by Junebug
I got this recipe from a friend. These are quick and easy to make. Please do not substitute sweet milk for the buttermilk. (It is okay to make your own by adding a Tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar to milk and let it sit 5 minutes.) Please note that the amount of flour is approximate. If your dough is too sticky you can add more by sprinkling it on top while kneading.
Top Review by RedFarmGirl
These are good and simple to make. I chose butter over shortening. There's a little too much b powder in these (but I'm very sensitive to and finicky about tasting baking powder in biscuits) but tolerable. I didn't need the full amount of milk required. I just added until the dough was very moist but not too gloppy (don't you love these technical terms?), hand shaped and placed in baking pan.
- 2 cups flour (approximately)
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄4 cup shortening or 1⁄4 cup butter
- 1 cup buttermilk
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 425.
- Mix first 5 ingredients with a pastry blender or 2 knives until the size of small peas.
- Stir in the buttermilk.
- Knead for a couple of minutes on a lightly floured surface.
- Roll or pat out dough for biscuits.
- Bake for 10-15 minutes until lightly browned.