Jackie's biscuits

Nothing better than hot, buttered home made biscuits. This recipe was passed down from Ruby...the best cook in South Texas.

Jackie's biscuits
Jackie's biscuits

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    cups flour

  • 4

    teaspoons baking powder

  • 1

    tablespoon sugar, (2 for shortcake)

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/3

    cup + 2 tablespoons of shortening cut until the size of peas.

  • 1

    cup milk

Directions

Sift 2 cups of flour and 4 teaspoons of baking powder into a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of sugar ( 2 for shortcake) and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Add 1/3 cup +2 tablespoons of shortening. Mix with a fork until the size of peas. Slowly add 1 cup of milk to the dry mixture and stir with fork until it comes together into a ball. Put dough on the flour board and fold several times then use a glass or a round cookie cutter to cut out biscuits. Place on a cookie sheet and bake at 450° for 10 minutes and then turn oven down to 400° until ready. Yum. Have butter and your favorite jam ready.

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