Merry Christmas everyone! I hope your Christmas Season is truly wonderful with the company of family, friends and Food! Thank you to everyone that has visited my site this year! I have been blessed with wonderful foodie friends and hope to make many new friends in the New Year! Sharing a little Christmas Breakfast cheer...
Christmas Breakfast... Eggs, Ham and Mama's Biscuits! (My biscuits came out pretty good this time. Thank goodness!)
2 cups self-rising flour
2/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Put 2 cups self-rising flour in a medium sized bowl. Take 2/3 cup vegetable shortening, and cut in with fingertips until dough looks like small peas.
Make a well in the center and add 2/3 cup milk slowly, mixing with floured fingertips until it gets sticky. Keeping hands floured, shape biscuits with hands and place them on an ungreased pan. Mama always placed the biscuit down and pressed three fingers into each one leaving ridges… Bake 10-12 minutes.
This is a very sticky dough. Don’t be tempted to keep adding flour. The more you mix, the tougher the biscuit. Just keep flouring your hands and it will coat the biscuit so that you can handle them.