How does Rosie make buttermilk biscuits?
Rosie’s Buttermilk Biscuits
2 cups of flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking power
½ teaspoon cream of tartar
3 tablespoons shortening/lard
2 teaspoons sugar
1 cup buttermilk
Sift dry ingredients together
Cut in lard until mixture resembles coarse crumbs
Add buttermilk all at once
Mix with fork until it forms a large ball
Turn out on floured board and knead ½ minute
Roll out to 3/8-inch thick. Cut with biscuit cutter.
Place biscuits on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
Makes approximately two dozen biscuits.