Baking Powder Biscuits

FOODISTA
5Ingredients
20Minutes
710Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 3 teaspoons Rumford Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk
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    Directions

    1. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Cut in shortening until mixture is like coarse cornmeal. Add milk, stirring it in quickly to form a soft dough. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; knead about 1/2 minute. Roll 1/2 inch thick; cut with 2 inch cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in hot oven (425 degrees) about 12 minutes. Serve hot!!
    2. Variations: Drop biscuits. Increase milk to 1 cup, less 2 tablespoons. Drop batter by tablespoons onto a slightly greased baking sheet. Bake as directed above for biscuits. Fill with jelly or cheese or leave plain.
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    NutritionView More

    710Calories
    Sodium26% DV620mg
    Fat82% DV53g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs17% DV50g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories710Calories from Fat480
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat53g82%
    Saturated Fat13g65%
    Trans Fat7g
    Cholesterol<5mg1%
    Sodium620mg26%
    Potassium160mg5%
    Protein8g16%
    Calories from Fat480
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A0%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium8%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.