Mom's Buttermilk Biscuits

6
Servings
15m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"We like these for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Serve with butter and honey or jam. Good for strawberry shortcake too! Makes 9-12 biscuits, depending on how thick you roll the dough."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (112.2 g)
  • Calories 355.4
  • Total Fat - 17.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 14.7 mg
  • Sodium - 660.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 42 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.4 g
  • Sugars - 2.1 g
  • Protein - 6.7 g
  • Calcium - 140.8 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grease a square pan for 9 biscuits or a rectangular pan for 12.

Step 2

Sift dry ingredients. Cut shortening in with pastry cutter or fork. Add buttermilk and mix gently with a fork, being careful not to overmix.

Step 3

Sprinkle flour on dough board. Gently knead dough until smooth, no more than 8-10 times.

Step 4

For 12 biscuits, roll dough to about 5/8" thick. For 9 biscuits, roll dough to about 1" thick.

Step 5

Place biscuits in pan and brush with melted butter. Bake for about 15 minutes or until done. Serve warm with butter and honey or jam.

Tips & Variations


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