Baking Powder Biscuits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 362.8
  • Total Fat: 16.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.3 mg
  • Sodium: 442.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1/3 cup shortening
    1 3/4 cup flour
    2 1/2 tsp baking powder
    3/4 tsp salt
    3/4 cup milk


Cut shortening into dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, and salt) with a pastry blender or fork until it resembles fine crumbs. Stir in just enoug milk so the dough leaves the sides and forms a ball. Turn dough onto a slightly floured surface. Knead lightly 10 times. Roll 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured biscuit cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet almost touching together. Bake at 450 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Remove immediately.

Makes about 6-8 biscuits

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KETURAT.