Mom's Buttermilk Biscuits

Recipe by puppitypup
READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • For 9 thicker biscuits, grease a square 8" or 9" pan. For 12 biscuits, grease a 10x13 pan.
  • Sift dry ingredients. Cut in shortening with pastry cutter or with a fork.
  • When shortening is incorporated, add buttermilk and mix with a fork, being careful not to overmix.
  • Sprinkle flour on dough board. Knead dough until smooth, no more than 8-10 times.
  • For 12 biscuits, roll dough to about 5/8" thick. For 9 biscuits (8x8 pan) roll dough to about 1" thick.
  • Place in pan and bake for about 15 minutes, or until done. You can brush with melted butter before cooking if you like.
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