Servings: 12-15 biscuits depending on how thick you make themPrep Time: easy Cook Time: 5 minutes
4 cups flour
4 teaspoons Bakewell cream (leavening agent)
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups cold milk
Mix and sift dry ingredients; add shortening & mix with pastry blender. Add milk all at once, and stir quickly with a fork (some flours may require a little more liquid to make a soft dough).
Turn out on floured board and knead 5-6 times. Roll or pat out to 1/2 to 3/4 inches thick; cut with biscuit cutter.
Bake at 475 degrees for 5 minutes. Turn off heat and leave in oven for 5 to 10 minutes until golden brown.
These biscuits are extra high and light.
Submitted by: twoturkey on January 15, 2011