Buttermilk Biscuits

author: sarahjane

created: 2004-10-19 22:07:58



Light, fluffy and delicious From The Fannie Farmer Cookbook


2 cups flour 2 tsp flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cream of tartar (optional) 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 shortening 2/3-3/4 cup buttermilk Preheat oven to 425 F Mix together dry ingredients Cut in shortening Add buttermilk Toss with fork until it forms a dough Gather into a ball Turn out onto lightly floured surface Knead 14 times Roll out Cut into 3 inch circles Bake 12 minutes