Best Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

"This recipe makes fluffy, light, and tasty biscuits."


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  • 2 1/4 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening (such as Crisco®)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
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    1. Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
    2. Sift flour and baking soda together in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a knife or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of the mixture and stir in buttermilk until a soft ball forms. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 2 to 3 minutes. Roll dough out to a 1/2-inch-thick rectangle.
    3. Cut biscuits out with biscuit cutter and transfer to a baking sheet.
    4. Bake in preheated oven until tops are light brown and sides begin to darken, about 10 minutes. Remove biscuits to cool completely on a wire rack.


    • Tip
    • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 170 calories;9.3 g fat;18.4 g carbohydrates;3 g protein;< 1 mg cholesterol;345 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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