Southern Style Drop Biscuits

Southern Style Drop Biscuits

A southern American breakfast staple.

Southern Style Drop BiscuitsA southern American breakfast staple.

Summary

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  • CourseBreakfast
  • CuisineAmerican
  • Yield12 servings 12 serving
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time20 minutesPT0H20M

Ingredients

All purpose flour
2 Cups
Sugar
2 Tablespoons
Baking powder
4 Teaspoons
Cream of Tartar
1/2 Teaspoon
Salt
1/2 Teaspoon
Shortening
1/2 Cup
Egg
1
Milk
2/3 Cup

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 450F
  2. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt.
  3. Cut in shortening with a pastry cutter or fork, until you have formed coarse crumbs.
  4. In a separtate bowl, whisk together egg and milk. Add slowly, while stirring, to the flour mixture until the dough comes together. Mix until ingredients are incorporated...but do NOT overwork the dough.
  5. Drop large spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown in color.Biscuits can be served with butter, jam, honey, or with country sausage gravy. Enjoy!