Biscuits from Mrs. Brill!

Biscuits from Mrs. Brill!

Kasey Burke, Staff Writer

If you’re looking for your way to help out in the kitchen on Thanksgiving, look no farther than this recipe for biscuits from the culinary department!


2 cups flour

½ teaspoon salt

4 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon cream of tartar

2 tablespoons sugar

½ cup butter

2/3 cup milk

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Use a large cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, salt, baking powder, cream of tartar, and sugar until completely mixed.

  • Cut the butter into the flour with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles course meal.

  • Add the milk all at once an stir with a fork just until the dough forms a ball around the fork.

  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 14 times or until soft and smooth without being sticky.

  • Roll to ¾ inch thick. Cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter, using all the dough.

  • Place the rounds on one cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.

  • Biscuits should be puffy and lightly browned when removed from the oven.