Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

These are very good. I used butter flavored shortening, for that extra butter flavor, but it's up to your individual tastes.


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  2. Make a well in the center of dry mixture; add the buttermilk all at once. Stir buttermilk into flour mixture until mixture forms soft dough that leaves sides of bowl.
  3. Preheat oven to 450°.
  4. Turn out dough onto well-floured surface. Knead dough 10 times; roll into 8 inch square. Cut dough into sixteen 2 inch squares. Place the dough squares 1 1/2 inches apart on large ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake until biscuits are light golden, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove biscuits from baking sheets and serve warm.

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