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Beaten Biscuits Recipe
|All purpose flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ice water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Calories 516 Calories from Fat 214
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24 g37.2%
Saturated Fat 6.2 g30.9%
Trans Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 1.9 mg
Sodium 333.7 mg13.9%
Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.5%
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9%
Sugars 1.2 g
Protein 9 g18.4%
Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C
Calcium 3.5% Iron 21.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add milk and ice water, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
Beat with a rolling pin or mallet for 20 to 30 minutes or until blisters appear in dough, folding dough over frequently.
Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness, cut with a 1 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
Place on ungreased baking sheets, prick each biscuit 3 times with the tines of a fork.
Bake at 325°F for 20 to 22 minutes or until biscuits are very lightly browned.