Bran Biscuits

Oxmoor House
8 biscuits


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3/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup shreds of wheat bran cereal
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup shortening


Combine buttermilk and cereal; set aside. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Cut shortening into flour mixture with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add cereal mixture, stirring with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened.

Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead 4 to 5 times.

Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until biscuits are lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010