Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 3 teaspoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 egg
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon honey
- In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine the egg, milk and honey; stir into flour mixture just until combined. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 208 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 293mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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Feb 17, 2019
A great basic biscuit recipe. I tried this recipe because the addition of the honey caught my eye. It adds just a subtle bit of sweetness. I usually bake with butter, so I used butter flavored crisco so I wouldn't miss the butter flavor. These are tender and crumbly, and went well with sausage gravy. However, they were a bit too crumbly to stand up to the heartiness of the gravy or a breakfast sandwich.
May 5, 2017
A decent basic biscuit recipe.
Feb 25, 2016
Oh my I want to shake your mother and father's hand for giving the world such an awesome woman. Your biscuits are wonderful a definite keeper in my recipes.
Jan 17, 2016
Delicious! I was happy to find a recipe that didn't require butter milk, I rarely keep it on hand. The biscuits were very tender and flavorful.
Dec 16, 2015
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Nov 4, 2014
These came out so perfect! Thank you! LOVE them. Next time I'll have to double the recipe because these only lasted 10 minutes!
Oct 5, 2014
Perfect basic biscuit! Just a touch of sweetness, baked up nice and big & flaky.
May 18, 2014
Made exactly as recipe read. Awesome biscuit! Moist and flaky, rose nicely. Tasted a little sweeter than what I'm used to. Next time might reduce sugar or honey a little bit. Batter is really moist but sets up well with a little flour and pats out nicely.
May 1, 2014
I didn't have milk so I used evaporated milk and I didn't have the time or space to roll the dough out so I made them into drop biscuits. Despite my changes this was delicious, fluffy inside and crispy outside.