Cloud Biscuits

Cloud Biscuits Recipe

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Charlene Stewart


This recipe has been a household favorite for years. The biscuits come out light and fluffy, and are easy to make. They are excellent for breakfast sandwiches,with butter and jam, or even just to use for biscuits and gravy!


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makes 9-12 biscuits
5 Min
14 Min


  • 2 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    shortening (personal preference is butter flavored, but regular is fine)
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 2/3 c

How to Make Cloud Biscuits


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

    In a small bowl or measuring cup, beat egg and add milk. Set aside.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl; cut in shortening until crumbly. Add egg and milk; stir in all at once just until mixture leaves sides of bowl.
  3. Turn onto floured surface and knead 20 times. Roll out to 3/4 inch thickness. Using floured biscuit cutter or glass, cut dough into rounds. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-14 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet.

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About Cloud Biscuits

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

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