Preheat oven to 400 degrees
4 cups self-rising flour
1 Tbls. sugar
1 Tbls. baking powder
2 cups + buttermilk
2/3 cup shortening
In a large bread bowl;
flour, sugar, baking powder buttermilk and shortening, but do not knead.
Roll out your dough to right at 1 inch thick.
Cut out biscuits using a biscuit cutter or an inverted ice tea glass.
Brush the tops with additional buttermilk right before placing on the cookie pan.
Place on greased cookie pan, put in hot oven.
Bake for about 15 minutes.