Mother-in-Law Biscuits

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By
@sm_1234

These biscuits are big enough and good enough that even your Mother-in-Law will be happy!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
active dry yeast
1/2
warm water
4 1/2 c
self rising flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
melted shortning
1 1/2 c
milk or buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl or mug combine warm water and yeast with a tablespoon of sugar and set aside in a warm place.
2
In another bowl sift all dry ingredients together. Add yeast mixture, melted shortening and milk.
3
Mix just enough to form a soft dough, do not over mix.
4
Dump the dough mixture on a floured surface, do not knead but turn and flour both sides then roll out or pat out with your hands to about a 1" thickness.
5
Cut with a large biscuit cutter 2 1/2 - 3" in diameter.
6
Put on an ungreased cookie or baking sheet. You can make them touching or not.
7
Bake at 400F until browned, about 12 minutes.
8
Leftover biscuits can be frozen as they do freeze well.

About this Recipe

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