Touch of Grace Biscuits

Recipe by Steve_G
READY IN: 25mins




  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and grease a 9 inch cake pan.
  • Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar in a medium mixing bowl to combine.
  • Rub with fingers or cut with a pasty cutter shortening into the flour mixture until there are no lumps larger than a pea Stir in the cream and buttermilk and let stand for 2-3 minutes.
  • The mixture should be very wet and look like cottage cheese.
  • Pour the cup of all purpose flour into a large plate or pie tin, flour your hands.
  • With a greased 2 inch cookie scoup or a large spoon scoup a lump of batter into the flour and sprinkle more flour over the top.
  • Pick up the lump and roughly shape it into a ball.
  • Shake off the excess flour, the dough will not hold it shape.
  • As you shape each biscuit, place it in the pan.
  • Push the biscuits tightly against each other so they will rise up and not spread out.
  • Continue shaping biscuits in this manner until dough is used up.
  • Bake just above the center of the oven until lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and brush with melted butter.
  • Cool for 2 minutes in the pan then dump out and cut.
  • Serve immediately.