Old Fashioned Biscuits…

While making a cornbread batter today, found this recipe on the back of a can of Clabber Girl Double Acting Baking Powder, so you KNOW it just has to be good!

Old Fashioned Biscuits


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp soft margarine or butter


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture.
  4. Add the milk all at once.
  5. Using a fork, stir just till moistened and dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl, (dough will be sticky).
  6. On a floured surface, lightly knead dough with floured hands for 30 seconds or till nearly smooth.
  7. Lightly roll dough to 3/4-inch thickness.
  8. Cut dough with 2 1/2-inch cookie cutter, dipping cutter in flour between cuts.
  9. Place biscuits close together on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  10. Brush tops with soft margarine.
  11. Bake in a 475 degree oven for 11 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  12. Serve warm.

Yeild: Makes about 8

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