Foolproof Biscuits

Oxmoor House
about 2 dozen

Ingredients

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4 cups self-rising flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups milk

Preparation

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

Turn dough out onto a lightly 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 greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010