Simple Homemade Biscuits

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Better than Bisquick Biscuits

I got this recipe from my college roommate when I was a freshmen at Ricks College. I was amazed at how easy it is to make your own biscuits from scratch.

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You probably have all the ingredients to make these biscuits in your pantry.

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Simple Homemade Biscuits

5 / 5 (1 review)
Prep Time: 5-10 min. | Cook Time: 10-12 min.
Yield: 4-6 biscuits | Serves: 2-4


  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1/4 cup Shortening or Butter
  • 1/3 cup Milk


  1. Combine all dry ingredients.
  2. Cut shortening or butter in with a pastry blender or two forks.
  3. Add milk and mix.
  4. Form into biscuits and place on a cookie sheet. For best results use a silpat.
  5. Bake at 450 for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Makes 4-6.
Meal Type: Breads, Breakfast, Side Dish
Categories: Muffins and Quick Breads

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