Golden buttermilk biscuits

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-Purpose Flour
3 teaspoons Baking powder
2 teaspoons Sugar
½ teaspoon Cream of tarter
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
½ cup Shortening
¾ cup Buttermilk
¼ teaspoon Salt

Stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tarter, soda and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture looks like course crumbs.

Fashion a well in the middle and add milk quickly, then stir just till the dough clings together. Knead gently on lightly floured surface for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat out to ½ inch thick. Cut with floured cutter or tumbler. Bake in moderately hot oven with ⅔ coals on top and ⅓ on bottom for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden brown. From the files of Al Rice, North Pole Alaska. Feb 1994

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