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BISCUITS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joy Burgess
Added: Thursday, August 13, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sifted flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon shortening
3/4 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour, baking powder, salt together. Cut in shortening. Add milk and stir lightly until all flour is dampened. You can either roll out on floured surface and cut with biscuit cutter, or drop from teaspoon on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450 for 15 minutes or until done.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My Grandmother Carrie Jane Puett mixed up a large batch of the dry ingredients and cut in the shortening, making her own mix. Then each morning she would measure out 2 cups of mix and add milk.

 

 

 

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