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Baking Powder Biscuits

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Bake these delicious biscuits made with just six ingredients – a perfect accompaniment to your meal.

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon sugar, if desired
3
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup shortening
3/4
cup milk

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in milk until dough leaves side of bowl (dough will be soft and sticky).
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, gently roll dough in flour to coat. Knead lightly 10 times. Roll or pat 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place biscuits about 1 inch apart for crusty sides, touching for soft sides.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in milk until dough leaves side of bowl (dough will be soft and sticky).
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, gently roll dough in flour to coat. Knead lightly 10 times. Roll or pat 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place biscuits about 1 inch apart for crusty sides, touching for soft sides.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Biscuit
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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