My Buttermilk Biscuits
Making homemade biscuits is very easy and quick and are so much better than the ones you buy in the store. I make these almost every morning, and my family eats them up. Sever them with sausage or red eye gravy and eggs, and you can have a breakfast that will stick with you all morning.
This recipe I learned from my grandmother. The amount of ingredients is how much I used last time I made these, but I make it by sight so the amount my very some; if the mix seems too thin or thick, add more flour or milk as needed.
- 3 cups all purpose flour
- 6 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup Crisco shortening, I love The butter flavored
- 2 cup buttermilk
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
- Mix all dry together, and using your fingers, cut in Crisco or lard like you would for a pie dough until it is crumbly.
- Make a well in the center and add milk. Taking your fingers, work from the center of the well out until all the flour mix and milk comes together to make a dough
- Turn out of a floured counter and kneed 2-4 times to ensure it is mixed well. Flour your rolling pin and roll out until it is about 1-2 in thick.
- Take your biscuit cutter or top of a glass and cut out biscuits until you run out of dough.
- Place in a cake pan or jellyroll pan ( cookie sheet) and Bake for 12-15 minutes or until brown on top and cooked through.
- Top with gravy, butter, honey, or jam, and enjoy
© 2012 Brenda
Brenda (author) from Springfield, MO on September 06, 2012:
Thank you. Let me know how you like them
Garifalia on September 06, 2012:
As soon as I try out these delicious looking biscuits I'll drop you a line. They remind me (in appearance and ingredients) these Greek Christmas biscuits called 'courabiethes'. Great going!
I love the easy instructions.
Brenda (author) from Springfield, MO on August 24, 2012:
Thank you :)
DragonBallSuper on August 24, 2012:
this one too..your recipe rocks!