Mimi's Biscuits

10-12
Servings
15m
Prep Time
10-12m
Cook Time
25m
Ready In


"My mother-in-law made the best biscuits in the world. I have tried to make them like hers but have failed. I tried many recipes and this is the one that I came up with about 30 years ago. It is as close to hers as I can get. Even my husband says that they are like hers."

Original recipe yields 10-12 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (55.4 g)
  • Calories 202.1
  • Total Fat - 11.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 1.8 mg
  • Sodium - 279.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 21.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.7 g
  • Sugars - 1.7 g
  • Protein - 3.1 g
  • Calcium - 158.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Put the first 5 ingredients in a bowl and mix; then cut in with a pastry blender the shortening until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 2

Add the buttermilk all at once and stir only until the dough follows the fork around the bowl.

Step 3

Turn out on a lightly floured board and knead gently to pull together about 1/2 minute; pat or roll about 1/2" thick and cut with biscuit cutter.

Step 4

Bake on ungreased sheet at 460 degrees for about 10-12 minutes.

Tips & Variations


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