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Fluffy Shortcake Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rhonda Allen
Added: Sunday, December 2, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
6 tablespoons butter or shortening (or combination), chilled
3/4 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

2. Sift together dry ingredients. Cut shortening/butter into dry ingredients. Make a well in center. Add milk all at once.

3. Stir until the dough is fairly free from the sides of the bowl. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured board. Knead gently and quickly, making about eight to ten folds. Roll with a lightly floured rolling pin and cut with biscuit cutter. For shortcakes, may also pat into 6 biscuits.

4. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until lightly browned - 12 to 15 minutes.

 

 

 

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