These are tasty and easy to make Southern biscuits. Very tender and moist- melts in your mouth and leaving you wanting more.
(Makes about 8 biscuits)
250 gram flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
4 tablespoons of vegetable shortening, chilled and cut into cubes
2-3 tablespoons of butter, chilled and cut into cubes
125 ml buttermilk
50 grams of sharp cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 220 degrees C.
In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda.
With your fingertips rub shortening and butter to the flour mix until well combined. Then gradually stir in buttermilk.
Spoon 8 balls of the dough to the baking sheet. Sprinkle with cheese on top.
Bake for about 20 minutes or until lightly brown on top.