Friday, December 25, 2009

Helen's Southern Biscuits

2 cups all purpose flour (sifted)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
6 tablespoons Crisco
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup buttermilk

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in shortening. Stir in buttermilk. Turn out on lightly floured board. Knead slightly. Roll or pat out dough to 1" thickness. Cut in circles. Place on slightly greased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown approximately 10 to 12 minutes. Brush with melted butter.

Makes approximately 20 biscuits.

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