Cloud Biscuits Recipe

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Cloud Biscuits

Charlene Stewart

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@Charlene_Stewart

This recipe has been a household favorite for years. The biscuits come out light and fluffy, and are easy to make. They are excellent for breakfast sandwiches,with butter and jam, or even just to use for biscuits and gravy!


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Serves:

makes 9-12 biscuits

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

14 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sifted all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
sugar
4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening (personal preference is butter flavored, but regular is fine)
1
egg, beaten
2/3 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees

In a small bowl or measuring cup, beat egg and add milk. Set aside.
2
Mix dry ingredients in a bowl; cut in shortening until crumbly. Add egg and milk; stir in all at once just until mixture leaves sides of bowl.
3
Turn onto floured surface and knead 20 times. Roll out to 3/4 inch thickness. Using floured biscuit cutter or glass, cut dough into rounds. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-14 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American