Cloud Biscuits Recipe

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Cloud Biscuits

BETH HART

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This is an old family recipe from my grandmother. These are VERY easy and was the 1st recipe I ever made (at 5 years old). These turn out so light and fluffy, you won't believe it.


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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
white flour
4 tsp
baking powder (yes--that amount is correct)
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening
1
egg
2/3 c
milk

Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees

2Beat the egg and milk in a small bowl and set aside

3Put the flour, baking powser, salt and shortening into a mixng bowl. With a pastry blender (or 2 forks) work the flour mixture into the shortening until mealy. Add the egg/milk mixture and mix until combined (this will be sticky)

4Pour out onto floured countertop or board. Sprinkle about 1/2 cup flour over the top and knead for 3 to 5 minutes. Flatten with your hand or a rolling opin until about 1/2 inch thick, and cut out your biscuits.

5Place into an ungreased pan and bake for 10-15 minutes until browned on top. (Check a middle one to be sure they are completely done)

6You now have a wonderful base for Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, GREAT for strawberry shortcake, biscuits with butter and honey....use your imagination!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Other Tag: Quick & Easy