You can make
and shape them ahead of time, then bake and serve hot from the oven.
Oven at 450 degrees
Bake 12-15 min.
3 cups all-purpose flour (or 2 cups reg. flour/1 cup whole wheat flour)
4 1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 Tbsp. sugar
¬? tsp. salt
¬æ tsp. cream of tartar
¬æ cup butter or margarine
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk (low or non-fat o.k.)
In a bowl combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
A food processor works great for this.
Add egg and milk, stirring quickly and briefly. Knead lightly on floured board.
Roll or pat gently to 1-inch thickness. Cut 1-2 inch biscuits. Place in a greased cast iron skillet or in a square pan.
For crusty biscuits, separate on a cookie sheet.
Makes about 20