Biscuits

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by ScoobyRoo, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    I have a wonderful bisquit recipe that my family and I love. The best part is it can be frozen. I thought I would share.

    3 c. of flour 3/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 c. of sugar 1/2 c. shortening
    1 Tbs. + 1 tsp baking powder 1 egg, beaten
    1/2 tsp. cream of tartar 1c. + 2 Tbs. milk

    Mix dry ingredients in bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture forms coarse crumbs. Add milk and egg at once and mix until dough forms. Knead dough on floured surface 10-12 times. Roll out to 3/4 inch thickness, cut with 2-1/2'' bisquit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet and freeze. When frozen then store in a bag. To bake, place bisquits on lightly greased pan and bake @ 475 degrees for 15 min. My oven I do 415 degrees for 15 min. I double the recipe. There is no waste compared to the canned bisquits and they taste sooo much better! I may try the butter flavored crisco someday. Those ought to be great too!
    MP, sorry I don't know how to do the links. I'll teach myself some day.[​IMG]
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Looks good, thanks for posting it! I am always looking for better biscuits! [​IMG]
     
  3. 2468Chickensrgr8

    2468Chickensrgr8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
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    Hey ! thanks for posting it !!
     
  4. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    can you use butter instead of shortening? I have a butter biscuit recipe I like ...similiar to KFC but not quite as fluffy, I'm working on tweaking it though [​IMG]

    I'd love to have something simliar to a Grands Biscuit -but with butter vs. shortening.
     
  5. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    Quote:I'm not sure. I would think the fat content would be different between the butter and crisco. I plan on using butter flavored crisco the next time I make it. These bisquits will rise quite a bit while baking. If you do it with butter, let us know how it turns out.
     
  6. countrygirl_247

    countrygirl_247 Out Of The Brooder

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    I found this recipe my family really likes. Mix 2 cups self rising flour 1 cup milk or Buttermilk if you use buttermilk will need a little more than a cup & 1 heaping tablespoon miracle whip, drop by heaping tablespoons bake @450 i don't time mine i can tell by lookin at them when there done about 15 minutes.[​IMG]
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    yummy!
     
  8. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Best EVER
     

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