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Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

 Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits
These old-fashioned biscuits from Bonita Coleman of Camarillo, California are simple to make and rich in homemade taste.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter-flavored shortening
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk


  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in
  • shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk
  • just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 5-7 times. Pat or roll out
  • to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450°
  • for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 4
  • biscuits.
Nutritional Facts: 1 biscuit equals 146 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.