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Mom's Buttermilk Biscuits

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“We like these for breakfast and for dinner. Good for strawberry shortcake too!”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
12 biscuits
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. For 9 thicker biscuits, grease a square 8" or 9" pan. For 12 biscuits, grease a 10x13 pan.
  3. Sift dry ingredients. Cut in shortening with pastry cutter or with a fork.
  4. When shortening is incorporated, add buttermilk and mix with a fork, being careful not to overmix.
  5. Sprinkle flour on dough board. Knead dough until smooth, no more than 8-10 times.
  6. For 12 biscuits, roll dough to about 5/8" thick. For 9 biscuits (8x8 pan) roll dough to about 1" thick.
  7. Place in pan and bake for about 15 minutes, or until done. You can brush with melted butter before cooking if you like.

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