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                    ANNIE MAE JONES' BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
 
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 Serving Size  : 18   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Biscuits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Flour,all-purpose,sifted
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
    3       ts           Baking powder
      2/3   c            Shortening
    1       c            Buttermilk
    4       tb           Butter (opt)
 
   1. Preheat oven to 450'F.
   
   2. Sift flour, salt, soda, and baking powder into
   mixing bowl. Cut in shortening, using 2 knives, a
   pastry cutteror your hands dusted with flour. Add
   sufficient buttermilk to make a soft dough. Knead
   lightly and turn out onto a lightly floured board.
   Roll out to 1/2 thickness and cut with biscuit cutter
   into rounds. Place rounds not touching - for crisper
   biscuits - or close together - for softer biscuits -
   on ungreased baking sheet. Brush with melted butter if
   desired and bake in preheated oven 12-15 minutes, or
   until firm and lightly browned.
  
 
 
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