Amish Buttermilk Biscuits

Title: Amish Buttermilk Biscuits
Categories: Breads
Yield: 1 Servings

3 c Flour
1/4 c Instant lowfat dry milk (I
Used nonfat)
1 tb Baking powder
2 tb Sugar (I used less)
1 ts Salt
2 ts Cream of tartar
1/2 c Cold butter in pieces
1/2 c Cold lard
14 tb Cold buttermilk

Pulse the dry ingredients with the butter and lard until grainy, NOT
blended! Add the cold buttermilk, and mix until the dough comes

Place dough on a floured cloth or marble slab, and knead a few times
with floured hands. (Keep the dough cold!) Pat or roll out to
3/4-inch thick, and cut out biscuit rounds or shapes. (You can use a
cookie cutter!)

These biscuits can be frozen ahead, or baked immediately.

Baking time: Bake at 400 degrees F for 13-15 minutes if fresh, and
15-18 minutes if frozen.