cup sifted all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/3
cup cornmeal1/3 cup lard
1/3 cup buttermilkMelted butter
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet and set aside.
In a large bowl sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, salt,
and baking powder. Stir in cornmeal. Mix well.
Cut in the
lard until flour mixture resembles small peas. Stir in buttermilk to
make a soft dough. You may add more buttermilk by the teaspoon to
achieve a soft, roll-able dough.
sunshine biscuit dough onto a lightly floured board. Gently gather dough
into a rounded ball. Roll out to 1/3" thickness. Cut with 2" cutter. Place
biscuits about 1"
apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake in oven until golden
brown, about 12 to 15 minutes.