Traditional Buttermilk Biscuits

Title: Traditional Buttermilk Biscuits
Categories: Dujour09
Yield: 1 servings

2 c All-purpose flour
1 tb Baking powder; plus
1 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 c Shortening
1 c Buttermilk

Place the first four ingredients in a bowl, mix until blended. Cut in the
shortening with pastry cutter, 2 knives or your fingers until the mixture
looks like coarse meal. Pour in the buttermilk, just mix until blended. On
a floured surface roll the dough out to 1/2- to 3/4-inch thick and cut out
with a medium-sized cutter. Place rounds on a cookie sheet or sheet pan
lined with baking paper or coated with a baking spray. Scrape the dough
scraps up and repeat the rolling process. Bake at 400 degrees for 20
minutes to 25 minutes or until golden brown. This recipe yields 12 to 14
biscuits.

Source: “CHEF DU JOUR – (Show # DJ-9214) – from the TV FOOD NETWORK”
S(Formatted for MC5): “07-30-1999 by Joe Comiskey –
joecomiskey@netzero.net” Yield: “12 to 14 biscuits”

Recipe by: Chef Cynthia Long

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