Patchwork-Lost Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe
2 cup flour
4 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cream of tarter
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup Crisco
1 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, cream of tarter and sugar.
Cut shortening into flour mixture with pastry blender or knife or fork, until resembles coarse crumbs.
Add buttermilk all at once. Stir only until dough follows fork around bowl.
Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface and knead 1/2 minute.
Pat or roll kneaded dough about 1/2 inch thick. Cut with biscuit cutter or jelly glass.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
Makes 10-15 biscuits.