Crusty Hot Biscuits

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes

    16

    medium biscuits

Appears in

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Brown-crusted, tender biscuits

Ingredients

  • c. sifted flour
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tblsp. sugar
  • c. lard
  • c. milk
  • 1 egg

Method

  • Sift together dry ingredients. Cut lard into mixture to make coarse crumbs. Add milk, then the egg. Mix with fork until dough follows fork around bowl.
  • Knead on floured board five or six times. Roll or pat to ½″ thickness; cut with 2″ cutter.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet about ¾ apart and bake in very hot oven (450°) 10 to 12 minutes.