Preheat oven to Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and cream of tartar.
Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add buttermilk and cream and stir with fork until just blended.
Drop biscuits using large cookie scoop on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 12-14 min until lightly browned. This will make 12 drop biscuits (2 per serving)
To make the Gravy:
Melt butter in sauce pan until lightly browned.
Add flour and pepper and stir until well combined.
Gradually add milk and stir until blended well.
Simmer until gravy has thickened.
Add dried beef and stir to combine.
Scoop gravy over biscuits that have been cut in half and garnish with fresh parsley if desired.
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