Vegan “Buttermilk” Biscuits

These biscuits are made tender by the combination of soymilk and lemon juice, which acts like buttermilk.

Serves: 20Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soymilk
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp. baking soda

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 475°F. Combine soymilk and lemon juice in a small bowl and allow to sit for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar together.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda. Stir flour mixture, alternately with soymilk, into the creamed mixture. Mix well.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll to ½" thickness. Using a biscuit cutter or the rim of a drinking glass, cut rounds and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Recipe Information

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soymilk
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp. baking soda

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 475°F. Combine soymilk and lemon juice in a small bowl and allow to sit for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar together.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda. Stir flour mixture, alternately with soymilk, into the creamed mixture. Mix well.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll to ½" thickness. Using a biscuit cutter or the rim of a drinking glass, cut rounds and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories70
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium210mg
Total Carbohydrate9g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein1g