5 T butter
2½ c all purpose flour
4 tsp sugar
4 tsp baking powder
2 tsp salt
1⅔ c buttermilk
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Melt butter in 8×8 dish. Add all dry ingredients to bowl. Add buttermilk and stir until just combine. Don’t over stir. Pour dough into dish with melted butter and press flat. Score into squares. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.
1 cup shortening
4 cups self-rising soft-wheat flour
1 3/4 cups buttermilk
Preheat oven to 425º. Cut shortening into flour with a pastry blender until crumbly. Add buttermilk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 4 to 5 times. Pat or roll dough to 3/4-inch thickness, cut with a 1 1/2-inch round cutter, and place on 2 lightly greased baking sheets.
Bake at 425º for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned.
Freezing instructions: Place unbaked biscuits on pans in freezer for 30 minutes or until frozen. Transfer frozen biscuits to zip-top plastic freezer bags, and freeze up to 3 months. Bake frozen biscuits at 425º on lightly greased baking sheets 14 to 16 minutes or until lightly browned.
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup sour cream
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup ham, cubed
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Combine sour cream and egg; mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 4 to 5 times. Roll to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on a greasedbaking sheet. Bake at 425°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Meanwhile, in a blender or processor, process ham until finely minced. Add butter and continue processing until well mixed. Spread over warm biscuits.
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
3 Tbls. powdered milk
1 Tbls. granulated sugar
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
2 dashes cream of tartar
1/4 cup butter-flavored shortening
2/3 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup melted margarine – divided
Stir together flour, powdered milk, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cream of tartar in a medium bowl.
Cut shortening into dry mixture until blended thoroughly. Stir in buttermilk and 2 Tbls. melted margarine until well blended.
On a floured surface, knead dough for 1 minute, or until elastic. Roll out dough to 1/2″ – 3/4″ thick; using a wide glass or round cookie cutter, cut out circles; place biscuits on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in a 450 degree oven for 10-12 minutes, until golden.
Brush hot biscuits with remaining melted margarine.