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Biscuits For Two Recipe

Biscuits For Two Recipe

"A friend shared this recipe with me," writes Sylvia McCoy from Lees Summit, Missouri. "I think the biscuits taste wonderful warm from the oven."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
  • 2. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • 3. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 4 biscuits.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 494 calories, 27 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 1,121 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.