Ingredients(Makes 10-12 biscuits)
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 stick butter, cold
3/4 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Mix together all of the dry ingredients. Using a pastry blender or your fingers, cut the butter into the dry ingredients until it resembles pea sized crumbs.
Pour dough onto a floured surface and knead for 1 minute. The dough should be smooth and no longer wet (add small amounts of flour as needed). Shape the dough into a ball and hit it with a rolling pin, turning it and folding it in half every few hits. Repeat for a couple of minutes.Roll the dough to 1/4 inch thickness and fold in half. Cut out your biscuits using a round cutter. One thing to note is that they do tend to shrink a little bit so keep that in mind when selecting the size cutter you use. I used a smaller cutter this time and liked the outcome- especially for the kids.
Place biscuits close together on a baking sheet.
Bake for 12-15 minutes, until the tops are golden brown.