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homemade biscuits

Recipe by
cynthia davis

I used a heart shaped cookie cutter instead of a biscuit cutter, perfect for valentines day with strawberry jam

yield 6 -8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade biscuits

  • 4 c
    self-rising flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    crisco shortening
  • 2 c
    milk or buttermilk

How To Make homemade biscuits

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees Sift flour, sugar, & baking powder together. Using a fork cut shortening into flour mixture.
  • 2
    Mix in milk or buttermilk with a fork until moisten.
  • 3
    Form large ball. Put out on floured surface and knead a few times. Roll out about 3/4-inch thick and cut with large (3-inch biscuit cutter.
  • 4
    Place on greased baking sheet with sides of biscuits touching. Bake at 450 degrees about 15 minutes. until brown
  • 5
    Keep close eye on biscuits around the ten minute mark so the bottom does not burn

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