True Southern Treats – Biscuits
James makes these made-from-scratch delicacies himself. Paired with gravy, they make breakfast fit for a true southerner.
4 c. all-purpose flour
5 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
4 tbs. butter
4 tbs. shortening
2 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
Cut butter and shortening into dry mix until crumbly.
Add buttermilk and vanilla.
Mix until dough is formed (It will be sticky).
Roll out onto floured surface about 1 inch thick.
Cut with a 2 inch cutter.
Place on a baking sheet so each biscuit is touching.
Bake at 450° F for 15 to 20 minutes until biscuits are golden brown.
Brush with melted butter.