Biscuits: Baking Powder Biscuits by Becky

posted by Becky 05-23-100 2:16 PM

Baking Powder Biscuits

2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
3 tsp. baking powder
4 heaping tbsp. shortening
3/4 cup milk

Preheat to 450 degrees F.

Blend the flour, salt, baking powder. Cut in the shortening with a pastry cutter until large crumbs form.
Add milk, stir carefully. Genly knead.

Place dough on a floured surface and roll to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter. Dough scraps may be re-rolled and cut again. Place on ungreased baking pan and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

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