There just something about biscuits and gravy that makes it a good morning. Grandma was the queen of biscuits and rolls and this is one of her easiest recipes. I always make these in a cast-iron skillet but you could easily make these in a regular baking pan.
- 2 cups flour
- ½ tsp salt
- 3 tsp baking powder
- ¼ cup vegetable shortening
- 1 cup milk (diluted canned milk is okay)
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Blend flour, salt, and baking powder together in a large mixing bowl.
Mash in shortening with a fork until crumbly.
Add milk and stir just until the dough comes together, be careful not to overmix.
Turn dough out on a floured surface; knead a few times.
Gently pat or roll out until about ½ inch thick. Cut with a round cutter.
Place biscuits in a skillet, dutch oven, or baking pan at least ½ inch apart.
Bake for 20-22 minutes or until top is golden brown.
If you’re camping you can place these biscuits in a dutch oven, cover, and bury them in bright coals for 5-10 minutes until golden brown.