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Baking Powder Biscuits I Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Baking Powder Biscuits I

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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in the shortening until the mixture has only pea sized lumps. Add milk and mix until dry mixture is absorbed. Drop dough by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 11, 2003

My husband is the biggest kid/picky eater out there. The first time I made these, they were a bit dry. I always used half a recipie, cuz it's just the two of us until our daughter gets older. Well, I added 1 tsp of vanilla extract. It was just the kick it needed! Heather Adam Austin, TX

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2003

I used butter-flavor crisco and buttermilk instead of milk. These were surprisingly tender but a little bland. I won't make them again.

 
Dec 17, 2003

I couldn't think of a faster, easier way to make light and fluffy biscuits. I even substitited margarine for shortening and they were still perfect!

 
Jun 12, 2003

This was by far, the absolute best biscuit that I have ever had. It was light and airy. It has a wonderful delicate flavor and my half loved them as well. This is a keeper. Oh, and did I mention it was super easy?

 
Apr 11, 2003

Recipe is great, however I did add some cinnimon and a little bit of sugar just to give it some added taste, as I used this for a breakfast biscuit one day. Very quick and easy

 
Apr 11, 2003

Great biscuits that are easy to make. I'm glad to find a good biscuit recipe that does not call for buttermilk--which I never have. Also, my son can't tolerate milk so I used soy milk and they turned out great. Thanks for this recipe!

 
Apr 11, 2003

Good flavor but kinda dry. Had a nice appearance and smelled good, the kids did not care for them because they were so dry.

 
Apr 11, 2003

i dont know what went wrong but mine taste like pretzels! i have yet to make edible biscuits from any recipe that i've tried so dont let this discourage anyone from giving it a try. they are simple and quick.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 124 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 190 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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