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Baking Powder Biscuits

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Lightly dust a clean rolling surface with flour.

MAKING
2. Into a bowl sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
3. Cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
4. Make a well, add milk all at once.
5. Stir quickly with fork just till dough follows fork around bowl.
6. Over a lightly floured surface place the dough and knead gently 10 to 12 strokes.
7. Roll or pat dough 1/2 inch thick.
8. Dip biscuit cutter in flour and cut dough straight down without twisting.
9. Place biscuits on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 450°for 12 to 15 minutes.

SERVING
10. Serve the biscuits with beverages or as snacks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1473 Calories from Fat 523

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g91.1%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g81.8%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 16.9 mg5.6%

Sodium 2227.7 mg92.8%

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

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Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe