Watkins Baking Powder Biscuits


biscuits2Flaky, tender biscuits like Grandma used to make!

Serve them with butter, preserves, honey or gravy.




2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

1 TBSP Watkins Baking Powder

1/2 tsp salt

5 tsp vegetable shortening

3/4 cup milk

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add shortening and cut into dry ingredients with two knives or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.

Make a well in center and gradually add milk, stirring until a soft dough forms. Turn out onto lightly floured board and knead lightly for 30 seconds. Roll out 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick. Cut with a floured biscuit cutter. Arrange on greased baking sheet.

Bake at 450° F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Bon appetit!


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