Saturday, November 12, 2011

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

2 c. all-purpose flour
4 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
2/3 c. shortening or margarine
3/4 c. buttermilk

Heat over to 425 degrees.  In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Cut in margarine until crumbly.  Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.  Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead until smooth about 1 minute.  Roll out dough to 3/4 " thickness.  Cut into 8 (2 ") biscuits.  Place one inch apart on cookie sheet.  Bake for 10-14 minutes or until lightly browned.  Yields; 8 biscuits.

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