Baking Powder Biscuits


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These fluffy baking powder biscuits just might be some of the best biscuits you’ll ever make!.

Baking Powder Biscuits

Baking Powder Biscuits

1-3/4 cups flour
1 Tbsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup margarine
3/4 cup milk


Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 16 biscuits or 8 servings, 2 biscuits each

PREHEAT oven to 450°F.

Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk; stir with fork until soft dough forms.

PLACE on lightly floured surface; knead 20 times or until smooth. Pat or roll lightly until dough is 1/2-inch thick. Cut with floured 2-inch cookie cutter to make 16 biscuits, rerolling dough scraps as necessary. Place on ungreased baking sheet.

BAKE 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Great Substitute

Substitute shortening or butter for the margarine.

Larger Biscuits

If using a 3-inch cookie cutter, you will be able to cut out 8 biscuits. Bake as directed. Makes 8 servings, 1 biscuit each.

Crustier Biscuits

For a crustier biscuit, roll dough 1/4-inch-thickness; cut with 2-1/4-inch cutter. Continue as directed, increasing baking time to 12 minutes. Makes about 8 servings, 3 biscuits each.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 180
Total fat: 8 g
Saturated fat: 1.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 420 mg
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Dietary fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 2 g
Protein: 4 g
Vitamin A: 8 %DV
Vitamin C: 0 %DV
Calcium: 15 %DV
Iron: 8 %DV

Used with permission of Kraft Foods. Visit for more recipes.

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