Loretta Lynn's Cathead Biscuits

12
Servings
9m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
24m
Ready In

Recipe: #39663

October 09, 2022



"This is the way her husband made biscuits the drop method, Loretta preferred the biscuit cutter method"

Original recipe yields 12 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (54.6 g)
  • Calories 248
  • Total Fat - 20.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 1.7 mg
  • Sodium - 16.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 15.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.8 g
  • Protein - 3.1 g
  • Calcium - 24.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F

Step 2

Mix the flour and shortening with fork until resembles coarse meal.

Step 3

Add the buttermilk and stir until a dough forms.

Step 4

Drop them by large spoonfuls on to a greased baking sheet turn down heat and cook in a 400º F oven for 15 minutes.

Step 5

OR turn dough onto a floured surface and knead gently until smooth

Step 6

Pat out to about 1/2 thick and cut biscuits out with biscuit cutter.

Step 7

Bake at 400 about 15 minutes

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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ellie

Good biscuits but do not rise very high. I think next time I will add some baking powder to help with the rising. Thanks for sharing!

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(26 Oct 2022)