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Baking Powder Biscuits

Quick, simple and tasty.

Yield: Makes 12 biscuits



  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt
  3. Add shortening and cut into dry ingredients with two knives or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal
  4. Make a well in center and gradually add milk, stirring until a soft dough forms
  5. Turn out onto lightly floured board and knead lightly for 30 seconds
  6. Roll out 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick
  7. Cut with a floured biscuit cutter
  8. Arrange on greased baking sheet
  9. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown