Baking Powder Biscuits

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by mollyoe

Such a fan of these! I literally have an addiction. I suppose their not very healthy, but they're good for the soul. The family loves them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Grease 2 8-inch cake pans.
  3. Put flour, salt, baking powder, cream of tartar, and sugar in a bowl.
  4. Cut shortning into flour with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  5. Add milk all at once and stir just until dough forms a ball around fork.
  6. Turn dough onto lightly floured board or pastry cloth and kneed 14 times.
  7. Pat until 1/2 inch thick.
  8. Cut into rounds with a 2-inch cookie cutter.
  9. Place touching each other in cake pans and bake for 15-20 minutes.

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