Baking Powder Biscuits I

Baking Powder Biscuits I


"A drop biscuit is great for people with small kitchens. So simple, but oh so good!"


45 m servings 124 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 124 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 190 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in the shortening until the mixture has only pea sized lumps. Add milk and mix until dry mixture is absorbed. Drop dough by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown.
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  1. 216 Ratings


My husband is the biggest kid/picky eater out there. The first time I made these, they were a bit dry. I always used half a recipie, cuz it's just the two of us until our daughter gets older. ...

I couldn't think of a faster, easier way to make light and fluffy biscuits. I even substitited margarine for shortening and they were still perfect!

I used butter-flavor crisco and buttermilk instead of milk. These were surprisingly tender but a little bland. I won't make them again.

This was by far, the absolute best biscuit that I have ever had. It was light and airy. It has a wonderful delicate flavor and my half loved them as well. This is a keeper. Oh, and did I mention...

Recipe is great, however I did add some cinnimon and a little bit of sugar just to give it some added taste, as I used this for a breakfast biscuit one day. Very quick and easy

Great biscuits that are easy to make. I'm glad to find a good biscuit recipe that does not call for buttermilk--which I never have. Also, my son can't tolerate milk so I used soy milk and they...

Good flavor but kinda dry. Had a nice appearance and smelled good, the kids did not care for them because they were so dry.

i dont know what went wrong but mine taste like pretzels! i have yet to make edible biscuits from any recipe that i've tried so dont let this discourage anyone from giving it a try. they are s...

SO-SO, good in a pinch because they're easy.