Beer Biscuits

Beer Biscuits


"The beer adds flavor and leavening to these biscuits."


servings 121 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 121 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 317 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening until it has cornmeal consistency. Stir in beer, and knead lightly.
  3. Roll dough out to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
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  1. 115 Ratings


Awesome smell when cooking! Also makes fantastic pizza crust! Just use a generous amount of flour when rolling out! Use lite beer, any brand as it all tastes the same when baked, for a few le...

This is an excellent recipe! Instead of beer, I used a Scottish Ale, and served these marvelous biscuits with blue cheese. It made an excellent appetizer. One tip to avoid hard biscuits: Mak...

I enjoyed the ease, flavor and texture of these biscuits. Next time I am going to try baking them touching each other in a 9inch round cake pan and brush them with melted butter for more color.

I made this again, and again they're excellent. If yours are too hard, perhaps you used too much flour? They need to be a little sticky when you cut them. I went easy on the flour when cuttin...

The buscuits were good, but you could certainly taste the beer. I used a light beer, but the taste was still prominent.

Very easy to make. I will make them again, but will use less beer than the recipe calls for. My family thought the taste was a little too strong, but gobbled them down nonetheless.

These came out flat, tasteless and hard. My husband fed them to the ducks in the pond behind our house.

This is a really great biscuit - simple, with a flavor on its own, without over powering other flavors when served with a meal or soup. I used this as an oven baked casserole topping once... ve...

This was the easiest and best tasting from scratch recipe I have ever tried. Will definately make these again.