Quick Buttermilk Biscuits

Last week I was looking to treat myself to a rich sort of breakfast as a treat for a long work week. I usually make scones when I want that fluffy breakfast bread item. I had some self rising flour and thought hey, yeah biscuits would be a good thing to make with it as I brought self- flour for another recipe and haven’t used it since.

Anyway, rich breakfast was the order of the day but also wanted something simple. What goes with biscuits?  A Southern breakfast came to mind with ham, grits, eggs and holiday shaped buttermilk biscuits and hence a happy Tara was made.


2  cups self-rising flour

1/4  cup shortening

3/4 cup buttermilk


Heat oven to 450°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. Place flour in large bowl. Cut in shortening, using pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk; stir with fork until soft dough forms and mixture begins to pull away from sides of bowl.

On lightly floured surface, knead dough just until smooth. Roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2-inch round cutter. Place biscuits cookie sheet.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm


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