Churches Honey Biscuits
Description These are some delightful biscuits. The honey adds a perfect touch to your everyday biscuit.
At a glance
2 C. Flour
4 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
2 tsp. Sugar
1/2 C. Vegetable Shortening
1 tsp Cream of Tarter
2/3 C. Whole Milk
1/2 Stick of Butter (melt in small pan and set aside)
1/3 C. Honey
Place flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, cream of tarter in a mixing bowl. Work in the shortening until the mixture feels like cornmeal.
Pour milk into flour and mix well. Knead about 12 – 15 times. Break dough into about 1/4 -1/3 cup size balls. Roll dough into balls and pat to 1/2″ thickness. Brush with melted butter and place on a baking sheet.
Place biscuits into a 450 degrees preheated oven and bake 10 – 12 minutes.
While biscuits are in the oven, pour the honey into the remainder of the butter and bring to a boil. Remove honey butter from heat and set aside. When biscuits are done remove from the oven and immediately brush with honey butter.
Serve with your favorite fried chicken dinner or they are really wonderful for breakfast.