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Baking Powder Biscuits

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cut in shortening till resembles coarse crumbs.
Make a well; add milk.
Stir quickly with fork just till dough follows fork around bowl.
Turn onto lightly floured surface.
Knead gently 10 to 12 strokes.
Roll or pat dough 1/2 inch thick.
Dip 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter in flour; cut dough straight down.
Bake on ungreased baking sheet at 450° for 12 to 15 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1624 Calories from Fat 674

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g117.3%

Saturated Fat 20.6 g103.1%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 16.9 mg5.6%

Sodium 2228.4 mg92.9%

Total Carbohydrates 203 g67.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.1%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 31 g62.6%

Vitamin A 3.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 133.5% Iron 74.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe