baking powder/ buttermilk bisquits

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By Laura Perovich
from San Antonio, TX

Can also be made into Buttermilk Bisquits

serves 12 to 14
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baking powder/ buttermilk bisquits

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    shortening, butter flavor
  • 1 c
    milk
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How To Make baking powder/ buttermilk bisquits

  • 1
    I large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • 2
    Using fork or pastry blender, cut shortening into flour until consistancy of coarse meal.
  • 3
    Add milk;stir with fork until mixture leaves sides of bowl and forms a soft moist dough.
  • 4
    On floured surface, toss lightly until no longer sticky. Roll out 1/2 inch thick; cut with 2 inch floured cutter. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Bake at 350* for 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 12 to 14 biscuits
  • 6
    Variations: Buttermilk Biscuits- Add1/4 teaspoonbaking soda to flour. Substitute buttermilk for milk Cheese Biscuits- Add 4oz (1 cup) shredded cheddar cheese to flour shortening mixture.

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