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Baking Powder Biscuits
Submitted by Keldon C. See all of Keldon C.'s recipes. | February 6th, 2022
Ingredients are for 4 Servings.
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Amount Unit Ingredient
2 cups
2 teaspoons
4 teaspoons
1/2 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
1/2 cup
2/3 cup
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If you don't own a pastry blender, you can use 2 kitchen knives to cut the shortening into the flour mixture.


Preheat oven to 450°F / 230°C / Gas Mark 8

Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar.

Cut shortening into dry mixture with a pastry blender until mealy.

Make a well in the center of the mixture and add milk, stir to blend. Put out onto a lightly floured pastry board and knead 8 times. Roll out and cut with a cookie cutter.

Place on cookie sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 400°F for 12 minutes.

Serve warm.

Submitted by Keldon C. See all my recipes. | February 6th, 2022

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