Baking powder biscuits (roberts)

Yield: 16 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-purpose flour
1 tablespoon Double acting baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ cup Unsalted butter =OR=- Shortening
¾ cup Buttermilk

COMBINE FLOUR, baking powder, salt and butter in a mixer and mix until crumbly. Add the buttermilk and mix until the dough holds together.

Do not over-mix. Turn out on a floured surface and roll the dough out to a ¾-inch thickness. Cut into rounds or squares. Place fairly close together on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake in preheated 450F oven for 12 to 15 minutes. MICHAEL ROBERTS - PRODIGY GUEST CHEFS COOKBOOK

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