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Biscuits ( Buttermilk #4 ) Recipe


3 c Flour,all-purpose,sifted
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Baking soda
3 ts Baking powder
2/3 c Shortening
1 c Buttermilk
4 tb Butter (opt)

1. Preheat oven to 450'F.
: 2. Sift flour, salt, soda, and baking powder into mixing bowl. Cut
in shortening, using 2 knives, a pastry cutteror your hands dusted
with flour. Add sufficient buttermilk to make a soft dough. Knead
lightly and turn out onto a lightly floured board. Roll out to 1/2"
thickness and cut with biscuit cutter into rounds. Place rounds not
touching - for crisper biscuits - or close together - for softer
biscuits - on ungreased baking sheet. Brush with melted butter if
desired and bake in preheated oven 12-15 minutes, or until firm and
lightly browned. :

From: Roy@indy.Net (Roy) Date: Thu, 3 Jul 1997 07:53:12
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