Baking Powder Biscuit Recipe 1

Ingredients for Baking Powder Biscuit Recipe 1

  • 2 cups of sifted pastry flour
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons shortening
  • 4 level teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ to 2/3 cup of milk or water
  • ½ teaspoon of salt

Instructions

  1. Pass the flour, salt, and baking powder through a sieve three times.
  2. With a knife or fingertips, work in the shortening.
  3. Add the water or milk a little at a time, mixing it with a knife to a soft dough.
  4. Place the dough on a floured board, turn it with the knife until lightly floured, then knead with the hands slightly to get it into a smooth mass.
  5. Pat with a rolling pin and roll into a sheet about three-fourths an inch thick.
  6. Cut into rounds and set these close together in a buttered pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

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Baking Powder Biscuit Recipe 1