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Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Rising flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 , melted
Directions

Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
Add buttermilk, stirring with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.
(Dough will be sticky.) Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface, and knead lightly 4 or 5 times.
Roll dough to 3/4-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
Place biscuits on a lightly greased baking sheet; bake at 425° for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden.
Remove from oven; brush with butter.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk

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