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Buttermilk Biscuits I

Rated as 4.05 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe was sent to me by a friend, the biscuits are delicious and very easy to make!"
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Ingredients

25 m servings 271
Original recipe yields 12 servings (18 biscuits)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder; stir well. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add 2 cups buttermilk and mix just to moisten.
  3. Roll out dough to 1 inch thick and cut into biscuits. Place biscuits on prepared baking sheets; brush tops with remaining 1/4 cup buttermilk.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until golden.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 271 calories; 12.2 34.4 5.6 2 661 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

These biscuits are quite good—light, fluffy, and tender—but just a smidge short of the biscuit nirvana I'm searching for. I will try making them again but topping them with butter. I do think t...

Most helpful critical review

These biscuits turned out very tender and flaky, but not very tasty, they needed salt and maybe baking soda. My husband and I thought they tasted more like rolls than biscuits. I don't think I...

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These biscuits are quite good—light, fluffy, and tender—but just a smidge short of the biscuit nirvana I'm searching for. I will try making them again but topping them with butter. I do think t...

I used to bake biscuits for a fast food restaurant and I have some tips for those of you that have never made biscuits or that are struggling to get them right. 1. Never over-work your dough. Mi...

Great biscuits - easy to make, fluffy, and delicious! I cut the recipe in half, upped the sugar to 1 Tbsp. and used butter flavored shortening. I let the dough set in the fridge for a couple of ...

Great! The reviewer who wrote the tip about using all-purpose flour instead of self-rising flour was right on! That review said to use 4 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons of salt, and 2 t...

All I can say about these are "WONDERFUL!" I had been looking for a recipe that tasted like old fashioned biscuits and this was it. The only thing I changed was brushing the tops with butter in...

These biscuits are delicious! I've tried many recipes to find the perfect texture and these are the ones! I used heavy cream instead of buttermilk. I also let them sit on the sheet pan for ...

These biscuits turned out very tender and flaky, but not very tasty, they needed salt and maybe baking soda. My husband and I thought they tasted more like rolls than biscuits. I don't think I...

These biscuits are GREAT! The only complaint I have is how sticky the dough is at the final stage. It was just a little difficult to roll out. I had to consistently sprinkle flour to keep fro...

Thank you Saundra, you are right, the biscuits are easy and delicious but you forgot one thing... they are addictive..MMMMMM SO GOOD TOO Everyone enjoyed them, will make them often.