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SKY HIGH BISCUITS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edna Owen
Added: Monday, July 10, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c all-purpose flour
1 c whole wheat flour
4 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 tsp cream of tartar
3/4 c butter/margarine
1 c milk

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl combine the flours, baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add egg and milk, stirring quickly and briefly. Knead lightly on floured board.

Roll or pat gently to 1 inch thickness. Cut into 1-2 inch biscuits. Place in a greased iron skillet or on a 9 inch square pan. For crusty biscuits, separate on a cookie sheet.

Bake at 450 F for 12 to 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 20 biscuits
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To lower fat content, use skim milk. To lower salt content, eliminate the salt.

 

 

 

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