Rich tea biscuits
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:20:27 AM. Recipe ID 52191. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Rich tea biscuits
Categories: Dorcas, Breads
Yield: 5 Servings
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
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