This is a recipe that has been around for a very long time & I try to make these at least once a week.
In a large bowl: 2 C. Self Rising Flour
Cut in with a fork: 1/4 C. Lard or Shortening or 5 Tbs. Butter
Add: 2/3 to 3/4 C. Buttermilk or sweet milk
Turn out on a lightly floured board. Fold over on self 3 or 4 times.
Pat into a circle that is 1/4" thick
Cut with biscuit cutter & bake on a greased baking sheet 10 to 12 min @ 450