Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

"In Camarillo, California, buttermilk is the key to Bonita Coleman's tender, fluffy biscuits. Your family will devour them fresh from the oven or topped with creamy butter or a favorite jam."
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25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 10 servings

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  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in the shortening until crumbly. Stir in the buttermilk just until moistened. Knead on a floured surface for 1 minute. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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Great recipe! Buttermilk biscuits are a classic and they're a great side with just about anything or all by themselves! I added a little bit of baking soda and added 1 Tbsp. of sugar. I also upp...

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Usually when you use buttermilk you need baking soda. This basic recipe is good but needs about 1/4 tsp. of baking soda and then they will rise properly.

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Usually when you use buttermilk you need baking soda. This basic recipe is good but needs about 1/4 tsp. of baking soda and then they will rise properly.

Great recipe! Buttermilk biscuits are a classic and they're a great side with just about anything or all by themselves! I added a little bit of baking soda and added 1 Tbsp. of sugar. I also upp...

These were the best buttermilk biscuits I've ever had, and they were so easy to make. The dough seemed a bit too dry when I was mixing it (although this might have been because my two year old ...

This recipe is ok, but for some reason when I made it they didn't rise and they tasted awful. I tried again with self rising flour and cut out the all purpose and baking powder and they came out...

I'm very liberal with substitutions and modifications, especially to use what is in the pantry. I stayed close to the original the first time and used plain Crisco. The second time I added the b...

Excellent recipe. The aroma from the biscuits baking was fantastic. The biscuits came out fluffy, full of buttermilk flavor. I added as per other viewers a 1/4t of baking soda. I tasted the ...

We loved these biscuits. They are thinner than some, but they have a delicious flavor. My husband says they are just like his grandmother used to make.

great biscuits. my husband and I really liked them. flaky and tasty they quickly became our family favorite!

I am giving this recipe five stars because though I had to substitute the butter flavored shortening with regular shortening, they were still awesome! I think it would DEFINITELY be five stars ...

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