3 cups self rising flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/4 cup buttermilk
Mix dry ingredients. Cut in shortening. Stir in buttermilk. Knead a few times, roll or pat out on a board and cut with a biscuit cutter. Bake in 450 degrees F oven for 12 minutes (or until golden). Brush with butter.
These are so good, I made them yesterday, and then sausage gravy to top them with, oh my out of this world good, just such a wonderful biscuit, my fav now.