Baking Powder Biscuits

Baking Powder Biscuits

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"Easy to half the recipe. High biscuits: perfect accompaniment for winter night's stew!"

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1 c Whole Milk
1 tb Baking Powder
2 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Salt
1/3 c Vegetable shortening

Original recipe makes 15



Preheat the oven to 450. Grease on 8-inch square baking pan or small baking sheet. Put the flour, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl. Add the vegetable shortening and toss it to coat with the flour. Break the chunk into 5 or 6 smaller chunks and start rubbing the flour and shortening together with your fingers and letting the mixture fall back into the bowl. This does not take long; when the mixture looks like irregular lumps you have mixed enough. Add the milk all at once and stir to moisten all the flour and shortening. Dust a surface with flour, turn the dough onto the surface and knead the dough ten times. Pat the dough into a circle about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch thick. Cut the biscuits with a two-inch cookie cutter and place on the prepared pan with a little space between the biscuits. Bake 15-18 minutes or until the tops are lightly browned. Serve hot with butter and honey. Yield: 15 biscuits Recipe By : BAKERS DOZEN (MARION CUNNINGHAM) SHOW #BD1A04 Posted to EAT-L Digest 14 October 96 Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 20:20:24 -0500 From: Jackie Bordelon

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They were just ok...and not light and fluffy
DaByrdFam4 1 year ago

clga 1 year ago

These are the best biscuits I have ever made. So simple yet so GOOD!!!!
susieq_64 1 year ago

I am going to make these with my stew. The house smells so good.
susieq_64 1 year ago

Turned out great! My husband loved them.
pfmagnuson 1 year ago

This was the best biscuit recipe ever
minday83 2 years ago

Easy to half the recipe. High biscuits: perfect accompaniment for winter night's stew!
christinebronson 2 years ago

Very good!! I also used butter and biscuits turned out light and fluffy
dtmom1961 2 years ago

Great tasting biscuits! I used butter instead of shortening. Quick and easy!
Hautedawg 2 years ago

Oops listed twice. My husband enjoyed!!!
dgwillis 2 years ago

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