Gather all of the ingredients.
Preheat oven to 400.
Add 4 cups of self rising flour into a large bowl.
Make a well in the flour.
Put just enough shortening to fill the well.
Add in buttermilk to fill the well.
Begin to knead the dough.
After kneading the dough should look like this.
Flatten out the dough.
Make sure the dough is very thin.
Use a cutter to make circles into the dough.
Place the cut outs onto an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake on 450 for about 7 minutes.
Whenever the biscuits begin to brown they're done.
Cool and serve.
- Self-rising flour