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Milk Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
Directions

Place the flour in a 2-quart bowl.
Add the baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar and toss lightly.
Cut in the shortening with pastry blender until mixture is consistency of peas.
Make a well in center and pour in half the milk.
Mix well.
Add the egg and remaining milk and mix lightly.
Turn out on a lightly floured surface and roll to 1/2 to 3/4-inch thickness.
Cut with lightly floured 2-inch biscuit cutter and place on a cookie sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Drink: 
Milk

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