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Bigham's Old Fashioned Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Bigham
Added: Saturday, April 21, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. milk
1/3 c. shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400.

Mix flour, baking powder, salt and shortening. (I use my hands, you can mix the shortening into the dry ingredients better). Add milk, and blend well.

Drop on ungreased baking sheet. (You can also roll them out and cut with biscut cutter).

Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
1. We often used mom's biscuit dough recipe to make cinnamon rolls by rolling out dough and adding, cinnamon, sugar and butter.
2. We also used this recipe for making a flaky pizza crust.

 

 

 

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