“Originally from Taste of Home, I changed the ingredients just a bit to suit our tastes and the result has become my most used biscuit recipe. They bake up so tender, light and fluffy! I brush the tops with butter before AND after baking. My favorite way to eat them is to split them open, spread with butter and drizzle with honey....”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt and sugar.
  2. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Beat egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  4. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1/2-in. thickness.
  5. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. floured biscuit cutter. Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 450 for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm.
  8. Yield: 10 biscuits.

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