Best Buttermilk Biscuits - Daily Net

Best Buttermilk Biscuits

“This recipe makes fluffy, light, and tasty biscuits.”


2 1/4 cups self-rising flour

1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening (such as Crisco®)

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup buttermilk


Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

Sift flour and baking soda together in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a knife or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Make a well in the center of the mixture and stir in buttermilk until a soft ball forms. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 2 to 3 minutes.

Roll dough out to a 1/2-inch-thick rectangle.

Cut biscuits out with biscuit cutter and transfer to a baking sheet.

Bake in preheated oven until tops are light brown and sides begin to darken, about 10 minutes.

Remove biscuits to cool completely on a wire rack.


Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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