*Preheat oven to 450F
*Mix Flour, baking powder and salt
*Cut in shortening thoroughly until mixture looks like meal
*Stir in almost all milk
*If dough is not pliable, add just enough to make rollable dough (too much milk makes dough sticky, not enough makes biscuits dry)
*Round up dough on lightly floured cloth covered board
*Knead lightly 20-25 times ½ a minute
*Roll ½ inch thick
*Cut with floured biscuit cutter
*Place on ungreased baking sheet
*Bake 10-12 mins, until golden brown.
*Brush tops with butter for golden brown
NOTE: Increase milk to 1 cup and drop biscuits
Variations: cheese biscuits, stir in ½ cup cheese with milk
Herb biscuits, add ¼ tsp caraway seed, ½ tsp sage, ¼ tsp dry mustard to dry ingedients
Tips: for tender flaky cut shortening in with two knives a fork, etc.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (59g)|
|Recipe Makes: 12 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 30 (18%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 3.4g||4 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.4g||7 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.4g|
|Cholesterol 2.8mg||1 %|
|Sodium 10.6mg||0 %|
|Potassium 74.9mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 19.1g||6 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.6g||2 %|
|Sugars, other 18.5g|
|Protein 2.6g||4 %|
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Calories per serving: 167
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