Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
Put the butter into an 8x8 square baking pan and put in the oven until melted.
Mix the remaining ingredients together to make a soft dough.
Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly then pat out to about 1/2 thickness.
Using a round cutter, cut 12 rounds. Coat the round in the melted butter and arrange in the pan.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until dark golden brown.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Mix the dry ingredients together and, using a cutter or two knives, cut in the butter until the mix resembles cornmeal.
Add the buttermilk to make a soft dough.
Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly then pat dough out to about 1/2 inch thickness.
Cut with a round biscuit cutter and place on an ungreased cookie sheet or stoneware pan.
Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.