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BAKING POWDER BISCUITS

Yield 12 Portion 1 Biscuit
Ingredient measure

FLOUR, WHEAT, GENERAL PURPOSE3 cups
MILK, NONFAT, DRY2 Tbsp
BAKING POWDER2 Tbsp
SALT1 tsp
SHORTENING4 Tbsp
WATER3/4 cup
COOKING SPRAY, NONSTICK

Method:

  1. Sift together flour, milk, baking powder, and salt into mixer bowl.
  2. Blend shortening at low speed into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
  3. Add water; mix at low speed only enough to form soft dough.
  4. Place dough on lightly floured board. Knead lightly 1 minute or until dough is smooth.
  5. Roll or pat out to a uniform thickness of 1/2-inch.
  6. Lightly spray each pan with non-stick cooking spray. Cut with 2-1/2-inch floured biscuit cutter. Place 12 biscuits on each pan.
  7. Using a convection oven, bake at 350 F. for 15 minutes or until lightly browned

Notes:
1. For browner tops: In Step 1, add 1Tbsp granulated sugar to dry ingredients.
2. Buttermilk powder can be substituted for NFDM.