Breakfast Biscuits

Oxmoor House
8 biscuits


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


Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle milk evenly over flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

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

Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until biscuits are lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010