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Anna Laura's Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Hamman
Added: Monday, April 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sweet mild

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients 3 times. Add shortening using pastry blender. Make well in center, add about 2/3 cup milk. Stir dough just until it follows fork. Add rest of milk if necessary. Knead very gently, folding very gently, folding 8 to 10 times. Bake in 450 oven for 12-15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I used this recipe quite a lot when my children were young. The biscuits always turned out light and flaky - great with sausage gravy or strawberry jam.

 

 

 

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