Introduction: How to Make Biscuits: Step 1

Measure ingredients and cut your fat into your flour mixture.

Step 1: How to Make Biscuits: Step 2

Once your dough has started to come together, add your liquid and stir together. Then turn our dough out onto a surface and roll it out.

Step 2: How to Make Biscuits: Step 3

Cut out your biscuits using a cookie cutter, biscuit cutter, or even a glass. Make sure you have floured your cutter so your dough does not stick.

Step 3: Final Product

Yum yum yum. Serve warm or at room temperature with butter, jam, or jelly.

The actual recipe is as followed:

Biscuit Recipe

2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour

1 Tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter or margarine

3/4 cup milk

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Butter or line a baking sheet.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Using a fork, pastry blender, or 2 table knives, combine the butter and flour mixture until it resembles a coarse meal. Slowly add the milk, stirring with a fork, to the desired consistency.

3. Turn the dough out onto a clean, lightly floured surface and gently knead just to bring the dough together. Carefully roll out the dough about 3/4 inch thick. Using a biscuit cutter or sturdy glass, cut about 12 biscuits, rerolling any scraps. Place on the lined baking sheet. Bake the biscuits for 13 to 15 minutes (add 3 to 4 additional minutes for frozen ones), until golden brown. Cool slightly and serve warm.

Comments

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rickharris (author)2015-03-10

Call me old fashioned but a recipe would be nice. BTW in the UK we call these things scones but we normally make them thicker and put raisins in them.

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jshelkoff (author)rickharris2015-03-10

Well down here is South Georgia, (United States), we call these biscuits. I added the recipe for you. Thanks,

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rickharris (author)jshelkoff2015-03-10

We call the things you call cookies Biscuits. Although they are crisper.

Thanks for the recipe.

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crazy like a Fox (author)2015-03-10

Good quick recipe!

If you don't mind the social stigma, nothing beats making biscuits the old fashioned way..with lard. Don't buy the stuff on the shelves, ask at the butcher counter.

Also, if you're just going to break it up and pour sausage gravy over it, you can add a little more milk, skip rolling and cutting and just do drop biscuits.

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