Our Favorite Basic Biscuits

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One recipe we fall back on many times is the Basic Biscuit recipe adapted from the cookbook titled More With Less. This week I taught my 11 yo son Pilot to make them and today he decided to make them himself. Here is the recipe and the results. He is an amazing cook.

mwl Our well loved copy of More With Less

We have used this biscuit recipe for:

  • the base in Strawberry Shortcake
  • the top of Barbeque Chicken Casserole
  • plain old biscuits with jelly and butter
  • and so much more

Simple but delicious.

Basic Biscuits

Adapted from the More With Less Cookbook

Pre-heat oven to 425°F
Sift together into a bowl:

  • 2 c. flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Use 2 knives to cut in:

  • 1/4 c. shortening

Add, stirring until soft ball is formed:

  • 3/4 c. milk

Place dough onto floured counter. Knead lightly only 20 to 25 times. Using…

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