Southern Biscuits

Preparation info
  • Yield:

    18 to 24

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt, if desired
  • ½ teaspoon


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Sift them together into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the lard and mix it with a pastry blender or the fingers, until it has the texture of coarse cornmeal.