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Best Ever Buttermilk Biscuits

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt.
Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Make a well in the center.
Add buttermilk all at once to dry ingredients.
Stir just until dough clings together.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
Quickly knead by gently folding and pressing dough for 10 to 12 strokes or until nearly smooth.
Lightly roll or pat dough to 1/2-inch thickness.
Cut with a floured 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter, dipping cutter into flour between cuts.
Place biscuits on a baking sheet.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1936 Calories from Fat 937

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g163.2%

Saturated Fat 26 g130%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2020.8 mg84.2%

Total Carbohydrates 213 g70.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.1%

Sugars 10.7 g

Protein 32 g63.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 114.4% Iron 74.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Best Ever Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe