Country Biscuits

Oxmoor House
1 1/2 dozen


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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup buttermilk


Sift dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk to flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 3 to 5 times or until smooth.

Pat dough out to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/4-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes.

Created date

February 2010