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Self-Rising Buttermilk Biscuits

Prep Time:8 min
Cook Time:14 min


  • 2 cups Pillsbury BEST™ Self Rising Flour
  • 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk


  1. 1.
    HEAT oven to 450°F. Place flour in medium bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stirring with fork, add enough buttermilk until mixture leaves sides of bowl and forms a soft, moist dough (add additional tablespoon buttermilk, if needed).

  2. 2.
    KNEAD dough lightly on lightly floured work surface until smooth and no longer sticky. Roll or press dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch round cutter, dipping into flour between cuts. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, with sides barely touching.

  3. 3.
    BAKE 8 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Serve warm.


Serving Size (1 biscuit of 10), Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 50), Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 330mg, Total Carbohydrate 21g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 1g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 10%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Self-Rising Buttermilk Biscuits 4.8 5 4 5
just like a biscuit should taste to a country girl this is what a biscuit taste like........ April 7, 2013
Absolutely delicious I left themin the oven a minute or two too long and they came out a little dark but otherwise terrific taste. Nothing better than biscuits with a dinner or biscuits and gravy for breakfast. March 27, 2013
Just like grandma's old recipe! After being health conscious for years and avoiding biscuits at breakfast, I couldn't remember the correct ratio of ingredients from the old family recipe from my in-laws in North Carolina. This is as close as I've found and definitely recommend it. A very easy list of ingredients and simple instructions. Thanks for posting it! December 25, 2012
Just Like Grandma's This is the best basic biscuit recipe. It comes so close to my grandmas. She never measured anything so I didn't have a real recipe and could never get the ratio right. She always used Crisco for her bicsuits. Thanks again Crisco! December 22, 2012
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