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Baking Powder Biscuits

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 8 Teaspoon (2 Tablespoons Plus 2 Teaspoons)
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Skim milk 1 Tablespoon (For Brushing Tops)
Directions

Heat oven to 450°F.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt (if used) in medium bowl.
Cut in with pastry blender (or 2 knives) to form coarse crumbs.
Add milk.
Stir until dry ingredients are just moistened.
Place on floured surface.
Pat or roll into circle slightly more than 1/2 inch thick".
With 2-inch round biscuit cutter, cut 8 or 9 biscuits.
Press dough scraps into ball.
Flatten again.
Cut remaining 3 or 4 biscuits.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Brush tops with milk.
Bake at 450°F for 6 to 8 minutes or until tops begin to brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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