Soda Biscuits Recipe

Summary

Servings12Cuisine
Course

Ingredients

 Whole wheat flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shortening2 Tablespoon
 Buttermilk1 Cup (16 tbs) (or sour milk)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 113 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.8%

Saturated Fat 0.7 g3.5%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 139.1 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 4 g8.2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.8% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In the Bosch bowl blend together the whole wheat flour, salt, soda, and shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Gently stir in sour milk with a fork, mixing only until all the dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn out onto a floured board.
Knead two to three times.
Sprinkle lightly with flour, and press out with fingers to 1/21'nch thickness.
Cut with a biscuit cutter.
Well oil a baking sheet, and dip the top of each biscuit in the oil on the sheet, and then turn over to bake.
Bake in a 400° F.oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
NOTE: Sweet milk may be soured by adding 1 tablespoon cider vinegar to 1 cup sweet milk.
Fifty percent allpurpose flour may be used to make a lighter biscuit.
After the milk has been added, the dough should be moist.
Biscuit ' dough that is too dry will not make a light biscuit.
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