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Homemade Biscuit Recipe

Homemade Biscuits

Homemade Biscuit Recipe

This is an old homemade biscuit recipe that is absolutely delicious. Serve biscuits with dinner and turn those comfort food meals into something special. Biscuits and dinner rolls have a long tradition across all cultures in various ways. These biscuits are specifically from the US but that doesn't make it any less delicious.

This biscuit recipe makes biscuits that refrigerate well, perfect for quick breakfasts. They also freeze well for up to six months so it would be easy to double this recipe and throw half of the dough in the freezer for another day. Add any kind of sweet or savory sauce, jam, jelly, or gravy for a perfect accompaniment to these incredible biscuits.


  • 4 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup shortening

Makes 20 biscuits

Biscuit Directions:

1. Mix all ingredients together, but do not knead. Roll out to 1″ thick.

2. Cut with biscuit cutter and brush tops with additional buttermilk.

3. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes.

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