Preheat oven to 425?. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Using a pastry blender, cut the shortening into the flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.
Add the buttermilk, tossing with a fork until a dough forms.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gather into a disk. Kneed lightly a few times just until smooth. The dough can be made up to 2 hours ahead, wrapped in plastic wrap, and refrigerated until ready to use.
Pat the dough to 3/4 inch thickness. Using a biscuit cutter or a glass dipped in four, cut out biscuits. OR you can pat the dough into a square, then cut into square-shapws biscuits with a floured knife.
Place the biscuits, 2 inches apart, on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake the biscuits until golden 12 to 15 minutes. Serve Hot..
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (75g)|
|Recipe Makes: 12 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 4 (4%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.4g||1 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.2g||1 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.1g|
|Cholesterol 0.8mg||0 %|
|Sodium 4222.8mg||146 %|
|Potassium 58.6mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 25g||7 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.7g||3 %|
|Sugars, other 24.3g|
|Protein 3.3g||5 %|
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Calories per serving: 110
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