Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Light and Tasty Biscuits Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Light and Tasty Biscuits

    Light and Tasty Biscuits. Photo by Bonnie G #2

    1/1 Photo of Light and Tasty Biscuits

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    weck50's Note:

    I got this recipe from a neighbor-lady when I was a young farm wife on the plains of Kansas. It has never failed me, and is still one of my most requested recipes. I usually double it, and even triple it for big family breakfasts. I mix mine in a big wooden bowl.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Shopping List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oven to 475 degrees.
    2. 2
      Sift together flour, baking powder, and the salt.
    3. 3
      Cut in the shortening until coarse.
    4. 4
      Add milk. Blend lightly until moistened and it pulls away from the bowl.
    5. 5
      Knead for a minute or so until the dough is soft and looks a little like bread dough. Let it rest for a few minutes.
    6. 6
      Roll out on a floured surface to about 3/4 inch thick (or thicker if you like).
    7. 7
      Place on baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 18, 2011

      55

      I've been making a lot of biscuit recipes trying to find that perfect, light biscuit and I've got to tell you this is right up there on the top of my list. Not only is it light and tasty, but simple too; what more could you want. I'm so lucky to be the first to find this gem.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Light and Tasty Biscuits

    Serving Size: 1 (85 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 409.1
     
    Calories from Fat 174
    42%
    Total Fat 19.3 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 5.4 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 6.4 mg
    2%
    Sodium 541.2 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 50.5 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    6%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 7.9 g
    15%

    Ideas from Food.com

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites