Southern Biscuits

Jennifer MacKinnon

By
@Jenn61

These have never failed me and always get compliments. My southern husband swears they are the best biscuits ever.


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Serves:

makes 10 biscuits

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
honey
1/4 c
shortening
1/4 c
butter, softened
2/3 c
milk, skim

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Mix dry ingredients and honey. Cut in shortening and butter until mixture resembles small peas or crumbs. Stir in milk until dough leaves side of bowl. Turn onto lightly floured surface.
2
Knead lightly about 10 times. Pat dough to 1/3" inch thick, cut with biscuit cutter. Place each biscuit onto ungreased cookie sheet about 1" apart for crispy sides, touching for soft sides; brush tops with milk or 1 beaten egg.
3
Bake until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet onto cooling rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy