Easy Homemade Biscuits

Easy homemade biscuits by Samantha Trueheart
Easy homemade biscuits by Samantha Trueheart
Photos: Samantha Trueheart

By Samantha Trueheart

You don’t have to be a University of Tennessee student to appreciate a great homemade biscuit, and this four-ingredient wonder recipe hits the spot. Samantha learned this recipe from her roommate’s boyfriend, and it’s been passed down to the women in his family from his great-grandmother (so you know it’s got to be good).

Seriously, you only need these ingredients (plus a pinch of salt) to made incredible Southern-palate-approved biscuits.
Seriously, you only need these ingredients (plus a pinch of salt) to made incredible Southern-palate-approved biscuits.

Tip: For a smoother biscuit shape, use a spoon to place each ball of dough on the baking sheet.

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Easy Homemade Biscuits
 
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Kitchen Gadgets Required: Measuring cups, mixing bowl, baking sheet, oven, oven mitts
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 1 ¾ cups White Lily Self Rising Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Crisco
  • 13 tablespoons Whole Milk
  • Pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Add 1 ¾ cup flour, salt and 2 tablespoons of Crisco in a mixing bowl. Knead the mixture until dough is in in fine chunks.
  3. Add in a tablespoon of milk at a time and knead the dough again until sticky and wet.
  4. Roll dough into balls and place on cookie sheet.
  5. Cook for 22 minutes or until golden brown.

Samantha Trueheart is a senior at UTK and a web producer for Oprah.com. Follow her on Twitter: @samtrueheart for witty one-liners, fashion and lifestyle news, and all-around awesomeness.

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