Aunt Cora's Biscuits Recipe

* More Baking Soda may be added if the starter if very sour.

Step 1

Place flour in bowl, add starter in a well, then add melted shortening and dry ingredients. Mix lightly and turn out onto a lightly floured board and knead until the consistency of bread dough, or of a satiny finish. Pat or roll out dough to 1/2 inch thickness, cut and put on a greased pan. Coat all sides of biscuits with melted butter. Let rise over boiling water for 1/2 hour. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Sifted Unbleached Flour
  • 3ts Baking Powder
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1 1/2ts Baking Soda *
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1/4c Shortening, Melted
  • 1 1/2c Sourdough Starter

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