Marilyn W
Edited on May 22, 2010

light and delicious biscuits that can be served with any meal. Pass the butter, please.


2 cups self rising flour
1/4 cup shortening or butter or lard
3/4 cup of milk (it can be either buttermilk or regular milk or evaporated milk)


Measure 2 cups of self rising flour into a bowl or pan. Add the shortening. Cut with two forks (or a tool made just for cutting in shortening)until the shortening looks like little peas. Add the milk and stir until mixture forms a ball. Knead it about ten times. Either pinch off biscuits and roll them, or roll out the dough and cut with a biscuit cutter.
Place on a cookie sheet. Bake at 425 degrees about 7-10 minutes or until golden brown.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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