Catholic Recipe: Drop Biscuits

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 quarts sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking powder
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 4 cups shortening
  • 3 quarts milk

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Serves: 80

Prep Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: N/A

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Dropped baking powder biscuits are simple and always delicious. A definite crowd-pleaser.

DIRECTIONS

Sift dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse corn meal. Gradually stir in milk. Drop by spoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 450° approximately 12 minutes or until brown. Makes 160 biscuits or 80 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965