Southern butter biscuits

Yield: 24 Biscuits

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-purpose flour
4 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Butter
1 cup (approx) milk or light cream
2 tablespoons Milk
1 teaspoon Cornmeal

In bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add 1 cup milk, stirring with fork to make soft, slightly stick dough. Form into ball; knead gently on lightly floured surface about 10 times.

Roll dough into circle about ½ thick. Cut with floured 2 inch cutter.

Place on ungreased baking sheet. Brush each biscuit lightly with 2 tbsp.

milk; sprinkle with cornmeal. Bake in 400øF oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Makes about 24 biscuits. Typed in MMFormat by cjhartlin@... Source: Canadian Living Rush Hour Cookbook Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #10 by cjhartlin@... on Mar 18, 1999

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