Simple Biscuits

By ADW|2017-01-06T10:22:15-05:00Updated: July 15th, 2009|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup shortening


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cut shortening thoroughly and add to bowl. Mix until it looks like meal.
  4. Stir in milk and mix.
  5. Round up dough on a lightly floured board.
  6. Knead lightly 20 to 25 times and roll 1/2 inch thick.
  7. Cut rolled dough with a floured biscuits cutter and place cuts on ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.
  9. Serve warm.

Food Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Fat

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 12 Servings
Calories:    116
Carbohydrate:    17g
Protein:    3g
Fat:    4g
Saturated Fat:    1g
Cholesterol:    1mg
Fiber:    1g
Sodium:    207mg
Potassium:    50mg
Calcium:    91mg

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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