Traditional Baking Powder Biscuits

Mr. Food

Serves: 12

Cooking Time: 10 min

Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
Instructions 
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt. Add shortening and beat with an electric mixer on low speed 2 to 3 minutes. Add milk and mix about 1 minute, or until dough is formed.

  3. Place dough on lightly floured surface and knead until smooth. Pull dough apart into 12 equal pieces and drop pieces onto baking sheet, distributing evenly. Brush with melted butter.

  4. Bake 10 to 13 minutes, or until golden. Let cool slightly, 2 to 3 minutes, then remove from baking sheet and serve immediately.

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