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Easy Breakfast Biscuits

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Easy Breakfast Biscuits

Easy homemade biscuits

Make a fresh homemade batch of quick and easy biscuits for breakfast or to go along with mashed potatoes and gravy for dinner. If you need to know how to make quick and easy flaky homemade biscuits, try this easy biscuit recipe. Recipe and photo courtesy of the Wheat Foods Council.

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk


Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees.

In a bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Make a well in dry mixture; add milk all at once. Stir with fork just until dough clings together.

Knead gently on lightly floured surface (10 to 12 strokes). Roll or pat dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter; dip cutter into flour between cuts.

Bake on an ungreased baking sheet in preheated oven until golden, about 12 minutes.

Makes 10 biscuits.

Calories/Serving: 161
Nutrition: One biscuit provides approximately: 161 calories, 3 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 8 g fat (2 g saturated), 1 mg cholesterol, 33 mcg folate, 1 mg iron, 290 mg sodium.

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  • User Reviews

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     5 out of 5
    man new to bakeing, Guest erich37

    grate!! they came out grate... thank you so much. they came out grate. ez to make

    6 out of 10 people found this helpful.

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