Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits
|Rising flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Butter margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), melted (buttermilk or)|
Combine flour, baking powder, and sugar; mix well.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add buttermilk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead lightly 3 or 4 times.
Dough will be soft.
Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness; cut with a 21/2 -inch biscuit cutter.
Place biscuits on a greased baking sheet.
Brush tops of biscuits with melted butter, and bake at 375°F for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Brush with melted butter.
Calories 355 Calories from Fat 257
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29 g44.8%
Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.4%
Trans Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 23.5 mg7.8%
Sodium 443.9 mg18.5%
Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%
Dietary Fiber 0 g0.01%
Sugars 0.8 g
Protein 2 g4.2%
Vitamin A 19.1% Vitamin C 0.04%
Calcium 12.4% Iron 5.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet