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Mile High Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Faye Mann
Added: Saturday, July 5, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour
4 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp cream of tartar
2 1/2 tsp sugar
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup shortening
1 egg
1 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Place dry ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry cutter. Beat egg in a separate bowl, add milk and stir until fluffy. Add liquid to dry ingredients; stir. Once mixture is ready (no lumps) knead 7 to 10 times (be careful not to over knead)
Roll to desired thickness. Cut into circles. Bake on a cookie sheet at 450F degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 good size biscuits
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can add 1/2 tsp of yeast mixed with liquid to any baking powder biscust recipe to add a slightly lighter feel to the biscuit.

 

 

 

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