Austrian Biscuits


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • ¾ cup soy milk|soy, rice milk|rice, or almond milk


  1. Sift all the dry ingredients into a bowl and stir them up real good with a fork.
  2. Cut the shortening into bits and stir it into the mix.
  3. Add the liquid and stir until a dough forms.
  4. Gather the dough into a large ball.
  5. Roll it out on a surface floured with whole-wheat flour to about an inch (2.5 cm) thick.
  6. Cut it into round biscuits with a floured cookie cutter or a glass.
  7. Bake on an ungreased, unfloured baking sheet at 475°F for 12 to 15 minutes.
  8. The biscuits' edges should be browned but not black.
  9. The whole wheat flour on the surface will be nicely toasted and add little speckles to the biscuits.
  10. Serve smothered in gravy, with your favorite jelly, or as a side for soup or vegetables.
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