Anyone can make a great biscuit—even if you didn’t grow up patting out dough, even if you don’t possess baker’s intuition or cold hands or a proper cutter. The secrets to fluffy, flaky, completely unintimidating biscuits are tucked into this recipe from Carla Hall’s Soul Food. This week on Genius Recipes, Carla joins Kristen to walk through the process and share her surprising and memorable tricks. No need for baker's intuition or fancy equipment—Carla will cheer you on to biscuits that are tall, proud, and effortlessly perfect. GET THE RECIPE ►► https://f52.co/3f8wDGI INGREDIENTS 8 tablespoons (4 ounces) unsalted butter, frozen, plus more, for the pan 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour plus more for shaping the dough 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups whole-milk buttermilk, cold SUBSCRIBE TO FOOD52 ►► https://f52.co/2HN7Dp8 CONNECT WITH FOOD52 Web: https://food52.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/food52 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Food52 Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/food52 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Food52 Food52 newsletter: https://f52.co/newsletter ABOUT FOOD52 As a one-stop shop for joyful living, Food52 connects discerning home cooks with the interests they're passionate about via award-winning food and lifestyle content across platforms. We provide our audience with the recipes and solutions they crave to eat thoughtfully, live joyfully, entertain beautifully, and travel differently.