My family loves homemade biscuits, this recipe is simple and tastes great. It also is cheaper to make than store bought which is why I do it, plus I know and can spell everything in it. lol
Baking Powder Biscuits
2 cups Flour, All-purpose – sifted
1 tablespoon Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1/4 cup Shortening
3/4 cup Milk
•Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal or crumbs.
•dig out a hole in the middle of the flour-shortening mixture and stir in enough milk to make
a soft dough You don't want to over mix, just enough to pull from the sides of the bowl and it starts chasing your fork
•Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently .
•Roll 3/4" thick. Cut with a 2 1/2" cutter; place close together on a baking sheet for soft sides
1" apart for crusty sides on ungreased baking sheet. You can use parchment paper. Bake in very hot oven (450°) for 10-12 minutes.
They stand up good with gravy, which my hubby has to have along with it......