Tiny Biscuits

Oxmoor House
3 1/2 dozen


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2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup shortening or lard
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 egg, beaten


Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and soda in a large mixing bowl; stir well. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine buttermilk and egg, beating well; gradually add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 10 to 12 times.

Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 1 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve hot.

Created date

February 2010