Baking Powder Biscuits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 155.7
  • Total Fat: 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.1 mg
  • Sodium: 267.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 cups sifted flour
    2 tsp sugar
    4 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp cream of tartar
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 cup shortening
    2/3 cup milk


Sift all dry ingredients into a bowl. Cut shortening in until mixture resembles meal. Stir in milk just until flour disappears.

Roll dough out to 1/2" thickness and cut into 12 2" diameter rounds. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 450 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

Makes 12 biscuits.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENREDDIG.

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