• Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  • In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the shortening and mix until in little pieces. Add milk a little at a time and mix until it forms a ball.
  • Roll out on floured board to 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch thick. Cut out in desired size and dip in melted shortening. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Variation: For shortcakes add 2 tablespoons for sugar to the dough and roll dough out to 1/2 inch thick.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 66 | Total Fat: 2.9g | Cholesterol: < 1mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Mom's Baking Powder Biscuits Servings Per Recipe: 24 Amount Per Serving Calories: 66

  • Total Fat: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: < 1mg
  • Sodium: 127mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.4g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.3g
  • Protein: 1.3g