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Grandma Joy's Buttermilk Biscuits

Grandma Joy's Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

  • Yield: 6 servings ( Serving Size: 2 Biscuits )
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 12 Minutes


  • 3 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1-1/4 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 6-1/3 tablespoon(s) Crisco (1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon)


Preheat oven to 470 degree. Do not put biscuits in oven until oven is preheated.

Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt using a sifter or a wire whisk.

Cut shortening into sifted dry ingredients until like coarse crumbs.

Make a well and add buttermilk all at once. Stir quickly with a fork only till dough follows fork around bowl. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface (Dough should be soft) Kneed gently with heel of hand 10 or 12 strokes. Roll or pat dough (I always pat) 1/2 inch thick. Cut with a biscuit cutter or glass. Form leftover pieces together, handling as little as possible & cut again.

Bake on an ungreased baking sheet for 12 minutes.

Oven temperature: 470 degrees

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