Buttermilk Biscuits

These cook up well at camp. Bring the dry ingredients premixed from home and mix up right when you need to.

Yield: 
20.0 biscuits
Ingredients: 
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup Lard
3/4 cup buttermilk or sour milk
Preparation: 
1
Sift together dry ingredients.
2
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
3
Add buttermilk; stir just until the dough clings together on a lightly floured board, knead dough gently about 10 to 12 strokes.
4
Roll to 1/2" thickness.
5
Cut with a 2" round biscuit cutter.
6
Place on a greased baking sheet.
7
Bake at 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
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