Camp Biscuits

Camp Biscuits

Take along a skillet when you go camping. The golden brown camp biscuits will cause a sensation.

2 cups sifted flour
3-3/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
6 tbsp cold shortening
3/4 cup milk

Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.

Cut in shortening, stir in milk quickly and knead lightly for a few seconds, using as little flour as possible on board.

Roll to 1/4-inch thickness and cut with floured 2-1/2 inch cutter.

Cook in lightly greased hot skillet over very low heat until biscuits are brown on underside and raised to heigh of 1 inch. Turn and brown on other side.

Makes 18.

*Tip - Measure and sift your dry ingredients at home and store in plastic ziploc bag.


Cheese: add 1/2 cup grated cheese to dry ingredients. Continue as above.

Lemon: add 2 to 3 tbsp of lemon juice to milk