Drop Biscuits

Ideal for beginning as well as practiced bakers, these biscuits are quick to make, moist, and flaky. Serve warm, topped with butter or jam, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Drop Biscuits
10 to 12
10 mins
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, and soda. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk, stirring just until moistened. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Makes 10 to 12 biscuits.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 155, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 1, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 19, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (RE) 0, vit. C (mg) 0, sodium (mg) 253, calcium (mg) 50.48, iron (mg) 1.08, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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