*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *

                   Buttermilk Biscuits - Betty Crocker

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Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:30
Categories    : Muffins                          Pastries And Pie Crusts

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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     1/2  Cup           Butter
   2      Cups          Flour,All-Purpose
   2      Teaspoons     Baking Powder
   1      Teaspoon      Salt
     1/4  Teaspoon      Baking Soda
     3/4  Cup           Buttermilk

1)  Mix the flour with the baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium-sized bowl.

2)  Cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles fine crumbs.

3)  Stir in the milk until the dough leaves the side of the bowl (dough will be soft and sticky).

4)  Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly 10 times.

5)  Roll or pat the dough into a thickness of about 1/2 inch. Cut with a floured 2-1/2 inch round cookie cutter and place on an ungreased cookie sheet, touching for soft sides and about 1 inch apart for crusty sides.

6)  Bake at 230° C (450° F) until golden brown (about 10 to 12 minutes).

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NOTES : For simple baking powder biscuits, use 3 teaspoons of Baking Powder, Milk instead of Buttermilk and no Baking Soda.