Southern Style Drop Biscuits

Southern Style Drop Biscuits

A southern American breakfast staple.

Mandi Lynn


  1. 2 Cups All purpose flour
  2. 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  3. 4 Teaspoons Baking powder
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  5. 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  6. 1/2 Cup Shortening
  7. 1 Egg
  8. 2/3 Cup Milk


20 mins
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    Preheat oven to 450F

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    Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt.

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    Cut in shortening with a pastry cutter or fork, until you have formed coarse crumbs.

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    In a separtate bowl, whisk together egg and milk. Add slowly, while stirring, to the flour mixture until the dough comes together. Mix until ingredients are incorporated...but do NOT overwork the dough.

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    Drop large spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown in color.Biscuits can be served with butter, jam, honey, or with country sausage gravy. Enjoy!

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