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Mom's Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Mom's Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

These fluffy biscuits are so tasty served warm, slathered with butter or used to mop up every last drop of gravy off you plate. I can still see Mom pulling these tender biscuits out of the oven.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 450°. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk; knead dough gently. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 142 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 281 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.