Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makesabout 8 biscuits
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 large egg, room temperature
- 2/3 cup 2% milk
- Preheat oven to 400°. In a bowl, whisk together first 4 ingredients. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Whisk together egg and milk. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.
- On a well-floured surface, knead dough gently 8-10 times. Roll to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
- Bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 biscuit: 249 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 407mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
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Jul 25, 2017
The only change I made was to use butter instead of shortening. Family liked the recipe.
Jan 5, 2017
I used butter flavored Crisco shortening, and the biscuits turned out light for a biscuit, however I agree with some previous reviews that they lacked flavor. I was surprised by that.
Jan 1, 2017
Terrible, don't waste your time. I threw these outside to the blue jays and crows. They did not rise, smelled terrible. After throwing them outside I baked a batch from the good ole' recipe on the Bakewell Cream can and they were perfect. Thank God I had enough time to bake 2 batches.
Nov 18, 2016
These are fantastic!!!! This will be the only biscuit recipe I will ever use!!! Thank you so much!!
Sep 14, 2016
I used butter instead of shortening and they were great! Great flavor and I will definitely make again!
Aug 13, 2016
Easy to make. I followed directions but had a bitter after taste from all the baking powder. Probably would not use again unless i cut back on baking powder.
Jun 9, 2016
Just made these biscuits and we really enjoyed them. My 3 year old daughter kept telling me I made yummy pancakes lol. Definitely a keeper
May 15, 2016
Just tried this recipe after looking online and trying many recipes.They came out great and a keeper for sure. Easy! 5 * Glad I doubled it!
Apr 18, 2016
These were really bad. I had to toss out the whole thing. All I could taste was bitter bitter baking soda. Is it really meant to have 4 tsp? This can't be right?!?Omg- as I wrote this I realized my mistake. Baking powder!!!! I'll try again tomorrow.
Mar 17, 2016