*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Basic Buttermilk Drop Biscuits
 
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 Serving Size  : 15   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breakfast
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      cups          Flour
    1      teaspoon      Salt
    1      tablespoon    Sugar
    4      teaspoons     Baking powder
    1      teaspoon      Baking soda
    4      tablespoons   Butter
    2                    Eggs -- lightly beaten
    1 1/4  cups          Buttermilk
                         Spray shortening and corn
                         Meal for coating pan
 
     Preheat oven to 425~.  In a food processor or a large bowl,mix the flour
  with the salt,sugar,baking powder  and baking soda.Cut the butter into the
  dry  ingredients until the mixture is textured like  cornmeal.. Seperately
  mix the eggs with the buttermilk,and stir all but
 2 tbs. of this liquid into the dry mixture.Mix just enough to make a uniformly
moistened dough.. Drop spoonfuls of the dough onto a greased and cornmeal
coated cookie sheet about an inch apart. Brush tops with reserved egg and
buttermilk mixture. Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and brown,about 12
minutes.Cool for a few minutes before serving.	  Yields about 15 biscuits..
 
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