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Basic Rumford Baking Powder Biscuits

Categories: Biscuits & Scones

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  • 2 c. all-purpose flour sifted
  • 3 tsp. Rumford Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 Tbsp. shortening
  • 2/3 c. milk


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Sift flour, Rumford Baking Powder, and salt together. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk to make a soft dough.

Turn out on floured surface and knead gently for 30 seconds. Roll out to 1/2 to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut into rounds of desired size and place on greased baking pan. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes.