Biscuits

Biscuits

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 25

Ingredients

Serves 12

  • 2cups flour

  • 3teaspoons baking powder

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

  • 1⁄4 cup shortening

  • 1cup milk

Directions

  • 01

    Heat oven to 450.

  • 02

    Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.

  • 03

    Cut shortening into mixture with pastry blender until mixture resembles fine crumbs.

  • 04

    Stir in just enough milk to form a soft dough. Dough should leave the side of the bowl and round up into a ball.

  • 05

    Too much milk will make the dough sticky and not enough milk will make biscuits dry.

  • 06

    Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and need 10 to 15 strokes.

  • 07

    Roll or pat to 1/2" thick. Cut with floured biscuit cutter.

  • 08

    Place on baking sheet about an inch apart for crusty sides or let biscuits touch for soft sides.

  • 09

    Bake on lightly greased pan for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

  • 10

    Remove immediately from cookie sheet.

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