Elizabeth A.S. Brooke

Crafting, traveling and everything in between.

Biscuits: Nom, nom, nom

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This is what I’m having this morning with eggs, tomatoes and onion. I usually make biscuits with butter, but today I tried a recipe that calls for shortening. Not too bad. The shortening made rolling out the dough easy. Dough made with butter can get greasy if it gets too warm.

Per a friend’s request, here’s the recipe:

1/2 cup shortening

2 cups flour

1 tbsp. sugar

3 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

3/4 cup milk

Cut the shortening into the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Pour in enough milk to make a soft dough. Pat or roll out. Bake at 450 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

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