Crusty Buttermilk Biscuits

30 mins (prep 15)
7 ingredients
makes about 15 biscuits
The cliché, in this case, turns out to be true: Biscuits benefit from TLC. Peacock recommends White Lily flour, one of the lightest available, along with lard for a flaky texture so fluffy and airy that the biscuits almost float off the plate. One bite may well move you to tears—either with memories of your southern grandmother, or with regret for not having had a southern grandmother.

Categories:  southern , north-american , bread ,
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Serving Size (14.02 g)
Servings 15
Amount per Serving
Calories 92.87 Calories from Fat 92.61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.29g 237.37%
Saturated Fat 4.61g 345.83%
Trans Fat 0.1g %
Cholesterol 13.85mg 69.26%
Sodium 487.0mg 304.37%
Total Carbohydrate 0.27g 1.37%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.12%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.03g 0.75%
Vitamin A 73.92IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 58.88mg% Iron 0.11mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
unbleached all-purpose flour, or, white, plus, cold, cold buttermilk