Recipe courtesy of Martha Stewart
Total:
26 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
about 9 biscuits
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Grease baking sheet with vegetable shortening. Set aside.

Place 5 cups of flour into a large mixing bowl, and make a well in the center. Pour buttermilk into the well. Using your fingers, cut the shortening into the buttermilk.

Gradually work the flour on the sides of the well into the buttermilk mixture, gently stirring in one direction until a ball of dough forms adding more flour as necessary. Clean dough from fingers.

Knead dough by gently turning it over in the bowl. With floured hands, pinch off about 1/3 cup dough to make a ball. Pat ball to slightly flatten. Transfer to a baking sheet, and pat top of biscuit lightly with water. Repeat with remaining dough. Bake until well browned, 14 to 16 minutes.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Southern Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy

Recipe courtesy of Virginia Willis

Bacon-Cheese Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Hot Chicken Biscuits with Mama's White Gravy

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chicken and Biscuit Pot Pie

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Oatmeal Biscuits with Apple Butter Yogurt

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Ham And Pimiento Cheese Drop Biscuit Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Salt and Pepper Biscuits with Bacon Butter

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Jessica Harris

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking