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Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary
Added: Thursday, June 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 scoops flour
6 good sprinkles salt
3 heaping forks baking powder
2 big globs of shortening
Add milk until itís right.
Turn out and pat down to about Ĺ thumb high.
Cut with jelly jar. Bake.

Translation:
3 1/2 c flour 1/2 c shortening
1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 c milk
2 tbls baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Stir dry ingredients together. Cut in the shortening with a fork until mix is crumbly. Add milk until mixture cleans the bowl or clings together.

Turn onto floured board and pat down to about 1" high.(Do not knead) Cut with a biscuit cutter or juice glass and place close together on a cookie sheet.
Bake at 400 until light brown (10-15 minutes).



Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The original, no measurements version passed on from Joanne Foster, Barry's Mother

 

 

 

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