Church's Honey Biscuit

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2 c flour
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp cream of tarter
1/2 c vegetable shortening
2/3 c whole milk
1/4 c butter (melted)
1/3 c honey

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Cathy Estes Recipe
Lightly Salted
Boaz, AL (pop. 9,551)
Member Since Jan 2012
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"I have been looking for a good biscuit recipe for a long time, and I came across this recipe.
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1.Preheat oven to 450°F.
2.Mix flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cream of tartar in a medium bowl.
3.Work the shortening into the flour mixture by crumbling with your hands until the mixture feels like cornmeal.
4.Pour milk into flour mixture and mix well.
5.On a slightly floured surface, knead the dough about 12-15 times.
6.Make dough into balls (about 2 inches) and place on baking sheet.
7.Brush Dough balls with some of the melted butter.
8.Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden.
9.Meanwhile Bring the remainder of the butter, and all of the honey to a boil in a sauce pan, then set the honey butter aside.
10.When biscuits are done remove from the oven and immediately brush each biscuit with honey butter.

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user Cathy Estes cathyinbama - Jan 20, 2012
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user Vicki Moses vicki1 - Jan 20, 2012
Question, In the ingred. list it states baking soda but in the directions it states baking powder. I'm thinking it's baking powder but jest wondering ?
user Karen Schurr CaliforniaSure - Jan 20, 2012
Super Yummy! Can't wait to try them.
user Julie Donaghey Juldon - Jan 20, 2012
I am thinking the recipe should say baking powder as well. If if were baking soda, they would be quite salty.
user Cathy Estes cathyinbama - Jan 21, 2012
oops so sorry yes its powder...

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