Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

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READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 450 and adjust oven rack to center position.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.
  • Cut in chilled shortening and butter until you have pieces the size of small peas.
  • Make a well in center of dry ingredients; pour in buttermilk. With a wooden spoon, gently blend dry ingredients into the buttermilk, just until mixture is clumping together. If necessary, add a few more teaspoons of buttermilk.
  • Transfer dough to a lightly floured board.
  • Pat out in a circle about 8 inches in diameter and 1/2-inch thick. Using a 2 1/2 to 3-inch biscuit cutter, cut out and place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake on center oven rack for about 10 to 12 minutes, until tops are browned.
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