Quick and Easy Mini Biscuits

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
25 biscuits
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 6 cups self-rising flour, sifted, plus more if needed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cup lard, shortening or a mix of butter and shortening
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • Melted butter, for brushing biscuit tops
Directions
  • Special equipment: a pastry cutter and small round cutter

  • Preheat the oven to 475 degrees F.

  • Sift the flour and salt together into a bowl Add the lard and cut together with a pastry cutter. Use a fork to stir in the buttermilk gently. Gently knead the dough a few times, adding more flour if you need to.

  • Roll out the dough and cut out biscuits with a small round cutter. Place on baking sheets and bake for 10 minutes. Brush with butter when you remove them from the oven.

  • Serve with slices of Christmas ham.


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