White Biscuits


prep 0:10       total 0:20


10 to 12 servings



2 cups sifted flour
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
4 tbsp. baking powder
2/3 cup milk
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup Crisco
1/4 tsp. salt


Preheat oven to 450°F. Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in the Crisco with a pastry blender. Mix in the milk, being careful not to over mix. Kneed gently in a few strokes and roll out to ½-inch thickness. Bake about 10 minutes or until lightly brown.

Author's Comments

Kneeding the bread makes the biscuits extra flaky and moist.

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