White Lily Unbleached flour makes the lightest biscuits.
3 cups White Lily Flour
1 stick butter
4 TBS shortening
1-1/4 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 450.
Cut the butter and shortening into the flour.
Add the buttermilk and mix until incorporated.
Turn out onto floured surface.
Put some flour on top so that you can handle it.
Smooth it out to about one inch thick.
Cut with a biscuit cutter or glass.
Put in cast iron pan (for best results) and bake for about 13 minutes or until golden brown.
Brush the tops with butter.