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Homestyle Biscuits

Homestyle Biscuits
Servings: 15
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes


2 cups flour
2 tsps. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 Tbsps. sugar
2/3 cup buttermilk, 1% fat
3 Tbsps. + 1 tsp vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together buttermilk and oil. Pour over flour mixture; stir until well mixed.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10 to 12 strokes.
  5. Roll or pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness.
  6. Cut with a 2-inch biscuit or cookie cutter, dipping cutter in flour between cuts.
  7. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Calories: 99, Fat: 3 g, Saturated fat: less than 1 g, Cholesterol: less than 1 mg, Sodium: 72 mg


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