*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Basic Drop Biscuits
 
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 Serving Size  : 15   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breakfast
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2  cups          Cake flour
    2      tablespoons   Cake flour
    1      tablespoon    Sugar
    2      teaspoons     Baking powder
    4      tablespoons   Shortening
    1                    Egg -- lightly beaten
    1      cup           Milk
                         Spray shortening
 
     Preheat oven to 425~.   In a food processor or a large bowl,mix the flour
  with the salt,sugar and baking powder.Cut
 the shortening into the dry ingredients until the mixture is
 the texture of cornmeal. Seperately mix the egg with the milk,and stir all but
2 tbs.
 of this liquid into the dry mixture.   Mix just enough to make a uniformly
moistened dough. Drop spoonfuls of the dough onto a greased and cornmeal coated
cookie sheet about 1 apart.   Brush tops with reserved liquid.Bake in the
preheated oven until puffed and brown,about 12 minutes. Cool for a few minutes
before serving. Yields about 15 biscuits.
 
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