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Buttermilk Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Buttermilk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Into a bowl, combine the flour and the shortening
2) Using the hands, mix to resemble a coarse mixture
3) Make a depression in the centre and add the buttermilk
4) Mix well, till the dough comes together
5) Onto a floured board, turn out the dough and knead lightly
6) Pat the dough flat onto the board to about 1/2 inch thickness
7) Using cookie cutters, cut out the 12 biscuits
8) Place them onto a tray
9) Bake at 450 F for 12 minutes till light brown

SERVING
10) Serve with a pot of tea or with a glass of milk

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk
Interest: 
Kids, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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