Total Time
22mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 17 mins

biscuits made with buttermilk & butter (my grandmother used lard and they were flaky)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. mix dry ingredients.
  3. add butter (fresh from fridge - not softened).
  4. cut with a pasty blender or two knives.
  5. pour in the buttermilk.
  6. mix just enough so ingredients are barely combined.
  7. if you feel the need to keep stiring say this mantra "tougher biscuits, tougher biscuits).
  8. place dough on floured surface and gently spread to about 3/4 inch thick.
  9. use knife to cut into squares, rectangles, or possibly cut like a pie for scones.
  10. place on cookie sheet about 1/2 inch apart.
  11. (optional)use pastry brush to coat with heavy cream if you desire a shiny biscuit top.

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