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Rich Tea Biscuits

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour
  • 1 tb Baking powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/3 c Shortening
  • 2/3 c Milk
  • 1 Egg, beaten


1. Preheat oven to 450~. In medium bow, mix flour, baking powder, and 1
teaspoon salt. With pastry blender or two knives, cut in shortening until
mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With fork, stir in milk just until mixture
forms a soft dough and leaves side of bowl.

2. On lightly floured surface with floured hands, knead dough 10 times.
Pat dough 3/4 inch thick. With floured round cookie cutter (3 1/2"), cut
out as many biscuits as possible. Place biscuits, about 1/2 inch apart, on
large cookie sheet. Press dough trimmings together; pat and cut as above.

3. Brush biscuits with beaten egg. Bake 12 to 15 minutes until golden.

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