Contributed by: Chef Nina Compton, Bywater American Bistro – New Orleans , Compere Lapin – New Orleans
These New Orleans-style Biscuits are a delicious classic food staple.
2/3 C Baking Powder
1/2 C Sugar
1/4 C Salt
5 C All-Purpose Flour
2 1/2 C Shortening
5 C Buttermilk
- Chill the shortening for 30 mins.
- Combine all the dry ingredients together, using your hands incorporate the shortening breaking it up into the size of a cranberry, slowly add the buttermilk and mix until incorporated.
- Wrap the container and chill for 30 mins.
- Place on a floured surface and roll the dough out to 2 1/2 inch thickness and cut into 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches, then bake at 375 for 18 mins.