Baking Powder Biscuits OR Cinnamon Rolls

Marcia McCance


Got this recipe in high school home economics class. From my recipe notebook. 1964

These are especially good and tasty on a cold winter morning.


★★★★★ 3 votes

10 Min



  • 2 c
    sifted all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    plus 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 c

  • 2-3 Tbsp
    softened butter
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    cinnamon ground

How to Make Baking Powder Biscuits OR Cinnamon Rolls


  1. Mix and sift together in a bowl: flour, baking powder, salt
  2. Cut butter into these ingredients with a pastry blender (or fork)
  3. When butter is size of small peas add milk all at once
  4. Toss with a fork until all flour is dampened.
  5. Press into a ball working in all of the crumbs
  6. Roll lightly to 1/2 inch thickness and cut with floured biscuit cutter (or empty can)
  7. Place on greased pan and bake at 450 for 10-12 minutes
  8. FOR CINNAMON ROLLS -- roll dough thinner, spread with soft butter and sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon (can mix the b-sugar and cin. together first for more even coverage)
  9. Roll up as for jelly roll, and cut in even slices
  10. Bake in greased pan at 450 for 18-20 min

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About Baking Powder Biscuits OR Cinnamon Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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