Homemade biscuits for breakfast is the ultimate “comfort” food! Put a little butter and jam on them……oh my.
This biscuit recipe makes 3 dozen. You can freeze them and cook them fresh for breakfast!
7 1/2 c. flour
12 level tsp. baking power
1 Tbs. salt
3 Tbs. sugar
1 1/3 c. shortening
3 1/4 c. milk
Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add milk, all at once. Mix until dough forms a ball. Turn dough out on floured surface and knead 10-12 times. Roll out to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter.
Place on ungreased baking sheet and freeze. When biscuits have frozen, they may be stored in a plastic bag in the freeze until needed.
To bake frozen biscuits, place on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 475 degrees for 12 – 15 minutes. Makes 3 – 3 1/2 dozen.
NOTE: If you are not freezing them…….bake at 400 degrees for 10 – 12 minutes!