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|Biscuits from Scratch
1 1/2 c flour
1 TBSP baking powder
1 TBSP sugar
1/4 tsp salt
4 TBSP butter
4 TBSP shortening
1/2 c milk
Sift flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt into a large bowl.
Cut butter and shortening into small pieces and add to flour mixture. Use a pastry blender to mix until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Stir in milk.
Knead dough gently 5 or 6 times on a lightly floured surface.
Roll dough to 1/2" thickness. Cut out biscuits with a 2" biscuit cutter or glass and place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 14 to 15 min until browned.
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