Sky-High Biscuits... in And So It Goes....

  • July 8, 2021, 1:11 p.m.
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(recipe from a church cookbook)

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
4 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk

In a bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar.Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add egg and milk, stirring quickly and briefly. Knead lightly on a floured board. Roll or pat gently to 1-inch thickness. Cut into 1 to 2 inch biscuits. Place in a 10-inch, greased cast-iron skillet, or on a 9-inch square pan. For crusty biscuits, separate on a cookie sheet. Preparation time : 15 minutes. Oven temperature : 450 degrees. Baking time : 12 to 15 minutes for 20 biscuits.

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