White Lily Light and Fluffy Biscuits

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 12 min
Makes: 12 biscuits

Ingredients:

Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
2 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached Self-Rising Flour
OR 2 cups White Lily® Enriched Unbleached Self-Rising Flour
1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening, chilled
OR 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening, chilled
2/3 to 3/4 cups buttermilk or milk

Instructions:

1.HEAT oven to 500°F. Coat baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.
2.MEASURE flour into large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until crumbs are the size of peas. Blend in just enough milk with fork until dough leaves sides of bowl.
3.TURN dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently 2 to 3 times. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut using floured 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on prepared baking sheet 1 inch apart for crisp sides or almost touching for soft sides.
4.BAKE 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
 VARIATION
1.GARLIC CHEESE BISCUITS: Stir in 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese before adding milk. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet. Bake as directed above. Combine 1/4 cup melted butter and 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. Brush on warm biscuits.
2.ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR: Combine 2 cups flour, 1 tablespoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon salt before cutting in shortening. Follow directions above.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Serving Size (1 biscuit of 12), Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 40), Total Fat 4.5g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 240mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.