Baking Powder Biscuits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 118.8
  • Total Fat: 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.8 mg
  • Sodium: 253.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Mom's recipe
(no sugar added)
Mom's recipe
(no sugar added)

Number of Servings: 12


    1/3 c. shortening
    1 3/4 c. flour (white or white/wheat mixed)
    2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
    3/4 t. salt
    3/4 c. milk (calculated with 1% milk)


Sift together dry ingredients.
Cut shortening into flour mixture until pea-sized and dry-looking.
Stir in just enough milk so it rounds up into a ball.
Knead on floured board 10 times.
Roll 1/2-3/4" thick, and cut into rounds.
Bake at 450 for 10-12 minutes.
Makes about 12 biscuits- one biscuit is one serving.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YCBCPIERCE.