Buttermilk Biscuits
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Serves: 20 biscuits
  • 3 cups flour
  • 6 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 7 Tbsp vegetable shortening
  • 1¼ cups water
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Sift flour, Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar into a large bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is the texture of coarse meal.
  3. Make a well in center of flour mixture and pour in water; mix lightly with a fork, just until dry ingredients are moistened and dough holds together.
  4. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead lightly two or three times, then roll out with a floured rolling pin to ½ inch thickness.
  5. Cut in rounds with a floured biscuit cutter.
  6. Place biscuits on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until biscuits are puffed and golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and brush tops of biscuits with melted butter.
Recipe by The Saco Pantry at https://www.sacopantry.com/buttermilk-biscuits-2/