Soda Biscuits

Oxmoor House
about 1 1/2 dozen


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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon buttermilk


Mix together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Cut shortening into flour mixture with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 4 to 5 times

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

Created date

February 2010