Biscuits For Two Recipe

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Biscuits For Two Recipe
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Biscuits For Two Recipe

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MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 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 milk

Directions

In a bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk. Turn onto a floured board; knead 1 minute. Roll or pat dough to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes. Yield: 4 biscuits.
Originally published as Biscuits For Two in Taste of Home February/March 1995, p16

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 494 calories, 27g fat (7g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 1121mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

  • 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 milk
  1. In a bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk. Turn onto a floured board; knead 1 minute. Roll or pat dough to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes. Yield: 4 biscuits.
Originally published as Biscuits For Two in Taste of Home February/March 1995, p16

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bakingmad User ID: 875200 942
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2017

"I made these "as is" the first time and we found them a bit too dry for our taste. The second time, I omitted the cream of tartar and used unsalted butter instead of shortening and what a difference! They came out light and fluffy with a wonderful butter flavor. Made with the substitutions, they are perfect EVERY time and definitely worth five stars!"

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ms11145 User ID: 1604521 269907
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2017

"Great recipe. I like that it only made 4 biscuits. My notes: I used whole milk instead of 2% and I used cold butter instead of shortening. I did cut down the amount of salt and just used a pinch instead as we are cutting down sodium in our diets. I also spread unsalted butter on top of the biscuits before baking. YUM."

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shannondobos User ID: 5115022 232500
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2015

"These were exactly what I was looking for when I wanted a side to my chili last night. They were perfect. I cut mine a bit thinner to stretch the servings, and next time I'll do 1/2 inch as the recipe suggests. I added 1/4 tsp garlic powder because I love garlic. I think these would also be excellent with a touch of shredded cheddar baked in too. I highly recommend these."

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grnbee User ID: 3986968 677
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

"These are so easy and really really tasty with butter melting over the hot biscuit. The recipe is a definite do again and again and agian.

Jackie"

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pettymama User ID: 1026286 275
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2013

"My husband thought these were the best biscuits he'd ever eaten...and he is a huge bread fan. I did use butter instead of shorting and they turned out so good!"

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Sweethart721 User ID: 3236169 821
Reviewed May. 27, 2011

"i must have cut mine thinnner because i got 10 biscuits... but they were delish... boyfriend loved em!"

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walkingfit User ID: 4734545 321
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2011

"I've been making these biscuits for a couple of years now and wouldn't think of going back to canned! They are delicious and turn out light and fluffy every time. Last night I made them with the butter flavored shortening and let them sit a few minutes before baking and they rose even higher. My husband has only one "word" for these, mmmmmmmmm."

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kafaughn User ID: 3552105 320
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"Delicious! Light, fluffy and pretty too. Doubled the recipe which made 11 biscuits."

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kaitlyn'smommy User ID: 3996686 305
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2010

"These biscuits were delicious. I enjoyed my first batch with homemade strawberry jam. The serving size is perfect. Thank you for sharing.....this recipe is a keeper."

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ruthieQ209 User ID: 2983811 198296
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"It was light and fluffy, very yummy...I love it!"

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