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Grandma's Biscuits

User Rating 3 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Old-fashioned biscuit recipe.

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons lard or shortening
  • 1 cup sour milk


Mix dry ingredients together; cut in lard or shortening. Slowly blend in milk, just until dry ingredients are moistened. Roll out on floured cloth or surface to about 1/2-inch thick. (Do not roll too thin.) Cut with biscuit cutter or glass tumbler. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350° 10 minutes or until golden brown.

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 3 out of 5
Good recipe--BIG ERROR IN INSTUCTIONS, Member mumps1

Good biscuits if you don't make the big mistake in the instructions. Never use a tumbler to ""cut"" a biscuit from rolled dough. This presses the top to the bottom edge, and prevents the biscuit from rising properly. You will get a domed biscuit--never a properly ""raised"" one. Use a sharp biscuit cutter or cookie cutter---or form by hand.

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