I mostly use White Lily flour or Southern Biscuit flour for making biscuits. They are made with soft red winter wheat that makes biscuits so tender and fluffy. They also have a low protein content of 8 to 9.5 %. If you can’t find one in your super market, you can order it online. I don’t use the self-rising flour because I like to add my own aluminum-free baking powder.
If you don't have buttermilk on hand; pour one cup of milk into a glass measuring pitcher and add one tablespoon of lemon juice or white vinegar. Stir and set aside for 15 minutes, then refrigerate if not using right away.
Makes 12 to 15 biscuits