You are here: Home » Recipes » Buttermilk Herb Biscuits Buttermilk Herb Biscuits Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 32 pieces A welcome complement to any dinner. PrintEmail Ingredients 5 cups flour1/3 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons salt1 cup shortening1 teaspoon oregano1 teaspoon dried celery leaves, crumbled, hard stalks removed1 teaspoon chopped freeze-dried chives2 teaspoons chervil2 teaspoons herbs de Provence2 teaspoons crushed thyme leaves2 teaspoons parsley leaves2 packages dry yeast1/4 cup warm water2 cups buttermilk Instructions Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add herbs; mixing well to distribute evenly. Dissolve yeast in warm water; stir into buttermilk. Add liquid to dry ingredients, stirring well until blended. On floured surface knead just enough to hold dough together. Roll out 1/2-inch thick. Cut with biscuit cutter. Place on greased baking sheet; cover and let rise 1 hour. Bake at 450F for 10 minutes. For freezing, bake only 5 minutes; cool and freeze. When ready to serve, place on greased baking sheet and bake at 450F for about 8 minutes. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League Springfield Publication’s Honest to Goodness (Springfield, Illinois, 1990).