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10 Pioneer Recipes
English Tea Biscuits by FSM
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk
  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Cut in the shortening using a pastry cutter. Add the milk. Flour the countertop and place the dough on the counter. Roll and pat the dough out to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut the biscuits with a biscuit cutter. Place them in a greased pan and bake at 500 degrees for 10 minutes.