Rating: 51


  • 2 cups (475 ml) all purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 tsp (12.5 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) Crisco
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) milk


  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt into bowl.
  • Cut in crisco with fork until mixture resembles corn meal.
  • Add milk and blend lightly with fork only until flour is moistened and dough pulls away from bowl.
  • Turn on lightly floured board and knead lightly (30 sec.) and roll 3/4 " thick.
  • With biscuit cutter cut out biscuits and place on lightly greased pan.
  • Brush tops with melted butter and bake at 375 degrees (200 C.) for 12-15 minutes.
  • Comments
  • Who wants to go through a big deal in the morning? Well this is quite simple. You can mix batter the night before and refrigerate to roll out in the AM if you like.