Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

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Serve these biscuits with a warm bowl of pot pie or your favorite comfort food dish.
1 dozen biscuits SERVINGS


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 cup lard
  • 1 cup milk


  • Heat oven to 450 F. Grease 12-cup muffin tin; set aside.
  • In bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in lard using pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in milk.
  • Divide dough evenly among cups in prepared muffin tin.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tops are golden brown. Enjoy these biscuits with a bowl of warm pot pie.

Adapted from Betty Crocker.