Elsie's Biscuits

Southern Living
Customers vote this a favorite, and we agree. (I think the keys are rich sour cream and hints of sugar and vanilla.)
about 3 dozen


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3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup sour cream
1/8 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine first 3 ingredients; cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.

Combine milk and next 4 ingredients; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 or 4 times. Roll to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 1 1/2-inch round cutter, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake at 450° for 7 to 9 minutes.

Note: Rolled dough may be cut with a 2 1/2-inch round cutter; bake at 450º

for 10 to 12 minutes. Yield: 1 dozen.

Created date

December 2000