Mom's Baking Powder Biscuits

Mom's Baking Powder Biscuits
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the shortening and mix until in little pieces. Add milk a little at a time and mix until it forms a ball.
  3. Roll out on floured board to 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch thick. Cut out in desired size and dip in melted shortening. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Variation: For shortcakes add 2 tablespoons for sugar to the dough and roll dough out to 1/2 inch thick.

03/15/2017
Mom's Baking Powder Biscuits, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Place baguette..
3.7
208
ginger beer
ginger beer
Finely shred ginger into a bowl. Zest lemons and add zest to..
1.5
165
asparagus summer soup
asparagus summer soup
Cut asparagus stalks into 1-inch pieces; reserve tips in a b..
135
caribbean sangria
caribbean sangria
Place orange slices, peach slices, lemon slices, and lime sl..
119
smoked paprika chicken, kale, and bean stew
smoked paprika chicken, kale, and bean stew
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chicken ..
30
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
Combine soy sauce, sugar, ginger, and garlic in a large bowl..
162
flourless triple chocolate cookies
flourless triple chocolate cookies
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray 2 bakin..
88
ms. noonie's good nut cake
ms. noonie's good nut cake
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease tube p..
119
kentucky fruit filling
kentucky fruit filling
Cut orange into sections, and remove the seeds. Grind the s..
1
142
baking powder biscuits
baking powder biscuits
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly greas..
1063
grandma's baking powder biscuits
grandma's baking powder biscuits
Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).Sift flour,..
4
962
easy baking powder drop biscuits
easy baking powder drop biscuits
Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).Mix flour, ..
5
970
homemade baking powder recipe
homemade baking powder recipe
Mix cream of tartar with baking soda in a small bowl. To sto..
43
baking mix blackberry cobbler
baking mix blackberry cobbler
Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9..
1080
Baking Potato Soup
Baking Potato Soup
Place potatoes in a pot with water to cover. Bring to a boi..
212
Baking Perfect Bacon for a BLT
Baking Perfect Bacon for a BLT
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).Cut a piece of..
193