Biscuits - Quick Feathery Southern
- 2 Cups self-rising flour
- 1/4 Cup shortening (or margarine)
- 1/2 Cup milk -- or buttermilk, (up to 3/4)
Preheat Oven to 500f.
Turn Out Onto Lightly Floured Surface And Knead 10 to 12 Strokes. RollDough Out 1/2-Inch Thick. Shape With 2-Inch Cutter. Bake on Ungreased BakingSheet (place Biscuits 1-Inch Apart For Crusty Sides or Almost Touching ForSoft Sides) Until Golden, 8 to 10 Minutes.
Variations: Increase milk to 1 Cup. Drop Biscuits by Tablespoon OntoGreased Baking Sheet or Fill Greased Muffin Cups Two-Thirds Full.