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No shortening

My husband wants homemade biscuits tonight, but I don't have any shortening. Does any one have a recipe where I can make biscuits without shortening?

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ABPeterson

Asked by ABPeterson at 2:18 PM on Jun. 30, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Vegan Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits
    by Shelley W.

    1 c whole wheat flour (I use whole wheat pastry flour)
    1 c all-purpose flour (I use whole wheat pastry flour)
    1 Tbs baking powder
    1 tsp salt
    1/4 c canola oil
    3/4 c unsweetened soy milk, or any plant or animal milk)

    Preheat oven to 450 (220C) Stir together dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Combine wet
    ingredients in a small bowl or measuring cup. Pour into dry ingredients all at once; stir just until the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl. It's a sticky dough. Drop by heaping
    spoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake about 10 - 15 minutes or until browned on top and bottom.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:23 PM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • try these:
    http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/E-Z-Drop-Biscuits/Detail.aspx
    http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Whipped-Cream-Biscuits/Detail.aspx
    http://houstonmom.wordpress.com/2009/05/15/biscuits-without-shortening/
    Mom2Joshua

    Answer by Mom2Joshua at 3:30 PM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • NO SHORTENING BISCUITS
    * 2 cups flour
    * 2 teaspoons baking powder
    * 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    * 1/4 teaspoon salt
    * 2 tablespoons sugar
    * 2/3 cup 1% fat buttermilk
    * 3 1/3 tablespoons vegetable oil

    Directions
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. In small bowl, stir together buttermilk and all of the oil. Pour over flour mixture and stir until well mixed. On lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2-inch biscuit or cookie cutter, dipping cutter in flour between cuts. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 5:31 PM on Jun. 30, 2009

  • ***** for the buttermilk I just add 1/2 tsp. lemon juice to a measuring cup and fill the rest of the way with milk.
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 5:32 PM on Jun. 30, 2009

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