Baking Powder Biscuits
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||4 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Sift flour, baking powder and salt into mixing bowl.
Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture has texture of quick-cooking oatmeal.
Add milk; stir with fork to make soft dough.
An extra tablespoon of milk may be used if mixture seems too stiff.
Place on lightly floured board, and knead gently 8 to 10 times.
Roll or pat dough to desired thickness, and cut with floured cutter.
Pat leftover dough together, and cut again.
Place biscuits on ungreased baking sheet, close together for soft-sided biscuits or about 1 inch apart for crusty ones.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 450°F.
Makes 18 to 20 biscuits (approximately 1 3/4 inches in diameter).
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1626 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 3592 mg149.7%
Total Carbohydrates 205 g68.2%
Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.2%
Sugars 9.6 g
Protein 31 g62.6%
Vitamin A 3.5% Vitamin C
Calcium 170.4% Iron 77.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet