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Buttermilk Biscuits III

"This is a taste alike recipe for buttermilk biscuits from a Southern fast food chain."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 400 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (16 biscuits)

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar and baking powder. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 2 cups buttermilk, mixing just enough for dough to come together.
  3. Roll dough out until 1 inch thick. Cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on prepared baking pan. Brush biscuits with 2 tablespoons buttermilk.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes, until golden.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 400 calories; 18.2 g fat; 50.1 g carbohydrates; 8.3 g protein; 3 mg cholesterol; 907 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great biscuits - very easy to make. I cut the recipe in half and used butter-flavored shortening and upped the sugar to a Tbsp. After mixing the dough together I let it set in the fridge for a f...

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My husband's great grandmother made the best (so I've heard) buttermilk biscuits on Earth. She passed it down to his grandmother, she passed it down to his mother, and she passed it down to me. ...

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Great biscuits - very easy to make. I cut the recipe in half and used butter-flavored shortening and upped the sugar to a Tbsp. After mixing the dough together I let it set in the fridge for a f...

These biscuits had a very good flavor. I didn't have self-rising flour so added 1 1/4 tsp baking powder and pinch of salt for each cup flour. They didn't darken but were a light golden brown.

Delicious biscuits!! These biscuits taste like the ones my southern grandmother made when I was a child. My daughter loved these and I will definitely be using this recipe again and again.

My husband's great grandmother made the best (so I've heard) buttermilk biscuits on Earth. She passed it down to his grandmother, she passed it down to his mother, and she passed it down to me. ...

oh what can i say, yummy homemade taste. thank you so much for sharing your recipe cher.

Very good with great flavor. A little more crispy on the bottom than I like but next time i will try 350 instead of 400. This is the first time i have found a recipe that worked for me. I usu...

there were light and fluffy and really yummy. i used plain yoghurt as i didnt have any buttermilk, worked fine, i thought next time i would try flavoured yoghurt for a sweet one. =D

These biscuits were a nice texture, but I'd recommend to add a little salt because they were kinda tasteless.

The biscuits were nice and crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. By themselves they had very little flavor, but with a little sausage gravy or some honey and butter, they were ok. ...