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Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathleen Hooper

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 c sifted flour
10 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
10 tbs shortening
3/4 c or more milk
1/2 tsp cream of tartar

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and cream of tartar together. Cut in shortening with 2 knives or a pastry blender. Add milk and mix quickly. Knead for a few seconds on lightly floured board. Pat out to 1/2 in thickness and cut with biscuit cutter. Place in greased pan close together for crust on tom and bottom only, far apart if crust is desired on sides also. Bake at once in a very hot oven (450) for 12 minutes


Roll thinner to make a meat pie crust.

Drop biscuits - Increase milk to 1 1/2 c and drop mixture from spoon into greased muffin pans or onto greased baking sheet.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1.5 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From cookbook owned by Minerva Kathleen Merritt Hooper (1917 - 2001)
Married Earl Leroy Hooper (1912 - 2002) Married September 12, 1935.

"The American Woman's Cookbook" Edited & Revised by Ruth Berolzheimer, Published for Culinary Arts Institute by Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc, Chicago, 1941

Inscription: To Kathleen From Earl May 29, 1943 Harrisville NY

 

 

 

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