Mix flour with baking powder, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk; stir with fork until soft dough is formed. Place dough on lightly floured board; knead 20 times. Pat or roll lightly until dough is 1/2-inch thick. Cut with floured 2- or 3-inch cookie cutter. Brush with melted butter.
Bake on ungreased baking sheet about 12 minutes. Brush with melted butter again. Makes 18 two-inch or 7 three-inch biscuits.
Note: Recipe may be doubled.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.