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Black Pepper And Sage Biscuits

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Makes: 32 servings adjust



Step 1

Preheat oven to 450.


  • 6 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 23 cup Powdered Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Baking Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Cream of Tartar
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Ground Sage

Step 2

Mix these together in a medium bowl.


  • 2 sticks Butter, cut into bits
  • 1 cup Shortening, cold

Step 3

Using a pastry cutter, cut cold butter and shortening into the dry ingredients until blended thoroughly.


  • 3 cups Buttermilk

Step 4

Stir in buttermilk so the dough comes together.

Step 5

On a lightly floured surface, turn out dough and use hands to press into a circle 1-1 1/2" thick.


  • 12 stick Butter, melted

Step 6

Cut out the circles using a biscuit cutter or glass. place the biscuits in cast iron skillet, then brush the tops with melted butter.

Step 7

Bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes.
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