Best: Golden Tea Biscuits

Ingrients & Directions -BEST BISCUIT MIX- 9 c Cake-and-pastry flour 1 c Skim milk powder 1/2 c Granulated sugar 1/4 c Baking powder 1 tb Salt 2 ts Baking soda 1 lb Shortening -GOLDEN TEA BISCUITS- 3 c Mix “Best: Biscuit Mix” 3/4 c Water Best Biscuit Mix: In large […]

Ingrients & Directions


-BEST BISCUIT MIX-
9 c Cake-and-pastry flour
1 c Skim milk powder
1/2 c Granulated sugar
1/4 c Baking powder
1 tb Salt
2 ts Baking soda
1 lb Shortening

-GOLDEN TEA BISCUITS-
3 c Mix “Best: Biscuit Mix”
3/4 c Water

Best Biscuit Mix:

In large bowl, stir together flour, milk powder, sugar, baking
powder, salt and baking soda. Using pastry blender, cut in shortening
until mixture is in fine crumbs.

[For storage: transfer to airtight container; store in refrigerator
for up to 2 months.

Stir well before using.

Golden Tea Biscuits:

In bowl and using fork, quickly stir biscuit mix [see Best: Biscuit
Mix recipe] with water until sticky dough forms. Turn out onto
lightly floured surface; knead 6 times.

Press into 1-inch thick round. With lightly floured 2-inch round
cutter, cut out rounds, rerolling scraps once.

Bake on baking sheet in 450F 230C oven for 10-12 minutes or until
golden brown. Let cool in pan on rack.

[Biscuits can be individually warped and frozen in airtight container
for up to 2 weeks.]

Variations:

Cheese Biscuits: Add 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese to dry
ingredients of Best: Golden Tea Biscuits recipe. Makes 14

Herb Biscuits: Add 2 tb chopped fresh herbs to dry ingredients of
Best: Golden Tea Biscuits recipe. Makes 13

Sweet Raisin Biscuits: Add 2 ts cinnamon and 3/4 cup raisins to dry
ingredients of Best: Golden Tea Biscuits recipe. Makes 14.


Yields
13 Biscuits

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