“Another one posted on the forum. My Mom always cooked with lard or Mrs. Tuckers shortenting but you can use what ever shortening you like.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
10-12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut shortening into flour ( I use a pastry blendr but my Mom used her fingers) until crumbly.
  2. Pour all of the milk in at once.
  3. Mix briskly and lightly with a fork until dough clings together in a soft ball.
  4. The less you work the dough the tender the biscuit.
  5. Turn dough out onto a floured surface.
  6. Knead about 5 times.
  7. Lightly pat dough to a 1/2 inch thickness.
  8. We pat the dough out with our hands instead of using a rolling pin.
  9. Cut biscuits with a 2 3/4 inch round cutter.
  10. Place the biscuits 1 inch apart on a ungreased baking sheet.
  11. My Mom baked her biscuits at 450* but I bake mine at 375* for about 15 minutes.
  12. Brush the tops of biscuits with melted butter the minute they come out of the oven.

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