Garden Variety Baking Powder Biscuits
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Serves: 12 biscuits
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ⅓ cup shortening or unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1.4 oz vegetable soup and dip mix
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients (except for soup/dip mix)
  3. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Combine vegetable mix with sour cream and water; cover and let stand in refrigerator for one hour or overnight.
  5. Add sour cream mixture to dry ingredients; mix just to combine, do not over mix.
  6. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface.
  7. Knead gently 8-12 times.
  8. Roll out dough to about ½ inch thickness.
  9. Cut out biscuits with floured cutter; bake one inch apart on ungreased baking sheet for approximately 8-10 minutes or until nicely golden in color.
  10. Remove from oven and brush with melted butter.
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