Homemade Biscuits

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Servings Number 6 - 8 people
Prep Time 00h 30
Cooking Time 00h 10
Try this quick and easy homemade biscuit recipe - the perfect side dish for any meal. Pro tip - serve with butter!

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Ingredients and Method


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tarter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk


  1. Pre-heat Oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and cream of tartar together. Next, add the shortening and blend.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the egg into the milk. After combining, add the flour mixture and blend.
  4. Roll out the dough on a flat surface to approximately -1/2 inch thickness. Next, cut biscuits with a biscuit cutter and place on a greased pan.
  5. Bake in 375 degree F. oven approximately 10 minutes, until golden brown.