Baking Powder Biscuits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 127.8
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.3 mg
  • Sodium: 170.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 c. flour
    4 t. baking powder
    5 T. shortening
    3/4 c. milk

    Preheat oven to 450. In a bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Use a pastry blender to cut shortening into flour mixture until it resembles coarse cornmeal; make a well int eh center. Pour in milk and stir with a fork until dough cleans sides of bowl.

    Trn out onto a lightly floured board (use about 1 T. flour). Knead about 10 times. Roll out dough into 1/2" thick circle. Using a 2" cutter cut biscuits. Place biscuits close together (for soft sides) and 1" apart (for crispy sides) on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Makes 10-12 biscuits.


Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REINERTOO.