Soda Biscuits

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


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


Dissolve soda in buttermilk; stir well. Combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle buttermilk mixture evenly over flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

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

Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 475° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1983
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