Biscuits from Mrs. Brill!

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.


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