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


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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


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