2 c All-purpose Flour
1/3 c White Sugar
1/4 c Buffer
1/2 ts Salt
4 ts Baking Powder
1 c Milk
By Herb Morrison
Please read the NOTE at the bottom of the Page before you Proceed.
Method: Mix all dry ingredients plus butter, by hand, then put 1 egg in a
cup, mix a little with a spoon, then fill cup with milk, and add to dry
ingredients, you may not need all the liquid. Turn out onto a floured board
and knead gently until smooth. Roll out to about an inch thick and cut with
To make sure that they are nice and high, shape them with your fingers
wrapped around them to make them a little taller.
Place them on a cookie sheet and bake them for 12 to 15 minutes in a 400deg
oven, watch them closely, cook until the tops become a nice golden brown.
Yield: 10 to 20 biscuits more or less depending on the size you make them.
1. When you add the liquid to the dry ingredients, don’t add to much
liquid, mix with a spoon, just until the mixture leaves the side of the
bowl. It will be fairly sticky.
2. Then turn out onto a floured board and knead, but do it very gently,
just until the dough becomes smooth.
3. Make sure that the rack in the oven is in the Center this keeps the
biscuits from burning on the bottom, and makes them rise better.
4. Remove the biscuits from the pan onto a platter, and cover with a tea
towel, until they are cool.