Baking Powder Biscuits

Oxmoor House
3 1/2 dozen


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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup milk


Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir well. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle milk evenly over flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead 10 to 12 times.

Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness; cut with a 1 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on greased baking sheets. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010