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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


  1. Chill the shortening for 30 mins.
  2. 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.
  3. Wrap the container and chill for 30 mins.
  4. 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.

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