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fluffy biscuits

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sue Lally
Vacaville, CA

This is the best biscuit recipe I've ever tried. They always turn out perfectly. Bake up tall, light, and fluffy! It's the only biscuit recipe I use.

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fluffy biscuits

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3 tsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter flavor shortening (you can use regular also)
  • 2/3 c
  • 1 lg

How To Make fluffy biscuits

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • 2
    Cut in the shortening until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 3
    Beat the egg with milk.
  • 4
    Pour the milk mixture into the dry ingredients stirring as you pour.
  • 5
    Stir until just until moistened.
  • 6
    Turn out onto a well-floured surface and knead 20 times. Trust me... just do it!
  • 7
    Roll to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
  • 8
    Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • 9
    Bake at 450 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.