- 1/2 cup cold butter (one stick)
- 2 cups self-rising flour
- 1 cup buttermilk
Measure flour into large bowl. Cut cold butter into flour using a pastry knife or your fingers until it resembles corn meal.
Add buttermilk to flour and stir until just moistened.
Tip onto floured surface and knead 4 or 5 times.
Roll to inch thickness and cut into biscuits.
Place on lightly greased cooking sheet. They should be touching.
Cook at 400 degrees for 13 to 15 minutes.
Brush the warm tops with melted butter if desired.