Guns & Bibles Biscuits
  • Cooking Time: 12 minutes
  • Servings: 9 servings
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, cream of tartar and sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resemblescoarse crumbs.
  2. Add milk; stir with fork or spatula until soft dough forms.
  3. Place on lightly floured surface; knead 8 to 10 times or until smooth. Pat
  4. dough lightly into 6-inch square. Cut evenly into 9 pieces. Place on
  5. ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with honey.
  7. Tip:
  8. Cheese Biscuits - Add 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese to dry ingredients.
  9. Note:
  10. These biscuits are very light and flaky, because the method used to pat into a square and cut into thirds lengthwise and crosswise means that you don't have to handle the dough a lot. The less you handle biscuit dough, the better.
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