Baking Soda Biscuits

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There’s just something about simple baking soda biscuits that are just so delicious.

They are very similar to a classic baking powder biscuit recipe. Not only are they light and airy, but they are so simple to make, you’ll never want the dough from a can again.

Classic and delicious Baking Soda Biscuits - find out how to make them from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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If you don’t have a biscuit cutter, you can use a similarly sized glass, or even a coffee mug. Whatever you use, you want to make sure it is well floured, that way the biscuit comes right out.

Classic and delicious Baking Soda Biscuits - find out how to make them from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

This recipe makes 10-12 biscuits, depending upon the size of your biscuits.

Classic and delicious Baking Soda Biscuits - find out how to make them from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Try these with some classic sausage gravy, or my Creamed Turkey Recipe.

Classic and delicious Baking Soda Biscuits - find out how to make them from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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Yield: 10-12 biscuits

Baking Soda Biscuits

Classic and delicious Baking Soda Biscuits - find out how to make them from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Not only are these biscuits light and airy, but they are so simple to make, you’ll never want the dough from a can again.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch (1/16 tsp) fine salt
  • 3 Tb organic vegetable shortening
  • 1 c soured milk* or buttermilk

Instructions

  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In your mixing bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients and give it a stir.
  3. Add in the shortening. With a pastry blender, cut the shortening in until it forms a crumbly mixture.
  4. Pour in the soured milk and stir until just combined. The dough will be soft.
  5. Place the dough on a well-floured surface, and turn it a few times until it is lightly coated with flour.
  6. Pat the dough to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into biscuits with a floured biscuit cutter.
  7. Place the biscuits on a cookie sheet or baking stone.
  8. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden.
  9. Serve warm with butter and jam or any way you like.
    Enjoy!

Notes

* For soured milk, put 1 Tb lemon juice into your measuring cup. Add milk to measure 1 cup. Allow it to sit a couple minute while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 124Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 203mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 4g

This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

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