Southern Buttermilk Biscuits
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
6 tbsp unsalted butter, cold
2 tbsp shortening, cold
3/4 cup buttermilk
Sift together dry ingredients.
Cut cold butter and shortening into small pieces.
Cut butter mix into dry ingredients until crumbly using a fork or a pastry cutter to avoid warming the butter.
Add cold buttermilk and mix just until it comes together. Do not overmix.
Roll dough into 1/2 -3/4 inch thickness. Cut out with 2 inch round cutter.
Bake at 450F degrees until golden - about 10 minutes.