Adapted from Shirley Corriher’s Cookwise
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- Nonstick cooking spray
- 2 cups Southern self-rising flour, such as White Lily
Instructions:Preheat the oven to 475 degrees Fahrenheit, and spray an 8” round cake pan with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, combine the self-rising flour, salt, and sugar and whisk to mix well. Add the shortening and, using your fingers, rub it into the flour mixture until there are no lumps bigger than a large pea.
Stir in the heavy cream and buttermilk, taking care not to overmix. Let stand for 2-3 minutes. The dough will be very wet, resembling large-curd cottage cheese.
Pour the all-purpose flour into a shallow bowl or pie plate. Rub your hands in the flour to dust them well. Using a