Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
Makesabout 1-1/2 dozen
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup cold shortening
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk; stir just until the dough clings together.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently, about 10-12 times. Roll to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. round biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 11-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 74 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
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Aug 4, 2017
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Aug 2, 2017
These were tasty biscuits! Part way through baking, I brushed a mixture of melted butter, parsley flakes, garlic powder, salt, and parmesan cheese on top. Delicious. I will definitely be making these again.
Jul 14, 2016
My husband and I loved them the only issue was browned on one side not both
Apr 8, 2015
I have the original Reminisce magazine recipe from 1992 and it is somewhat different from this webpage. The original recipe does NOT have sugar. It also asks for 2 tsps baking powder. Have not made these yet, but will follow the magazine version when I do.
Aug 6, 2014
These biscuits were awful! They had such a bland taste and I hardly got a dozen out of this recipe let alone 1 1/2 dozen. And they were nowhere near as thick as the photo shows. Never making these again.
Apr 29, 2012
Simple to make and quite tasty. My 4 and 8 year old loved them.
Dec 20, 2009
I make these with sausage gravey. They are a favorite in my family. Shawn, Manchester, Mi
Jun 2, 2008
I love the flaky texture of these biscuits. I brushed the tops of mine with real butter and put honey on them. I think they were really good!