Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Biscuits
My family gobbles up these biscuits, which are low in fat, cholesterol and sugar. I almost always make these now instead of my old shortening-based recipe. —Wendy Masters, Grand Valley, Ontario
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup buttermilk
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 tablespoon reduced-fat sour cream
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt. Combine the buttermilk, oil and sour cream; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
- Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-12 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 biscuit: 142 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
Originally published as Buttermilk Biscuits in Reminisce Extra November 2011