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Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
My Mother
Added: Friday, August 31, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour, sifted with
5 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt, then blend in
4 T. crisco and add a little over
1 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
*Make sure to work your crisco into your dry ingredients before adding the milk. Don't handle too much and grease your cookie sheet - Bake at 425 until lightly brown on top.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I made this every morning when we lived in West Point, NY. Real butter and honey were the favorite additions to these biscuits.

 

 

 

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