1. Food
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Baking Powder Biscuits for Two

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Biscuits for Two

Biscuits for Two

Elizabeth Yetter

This quick and easy biscuit recipe makes a small batch of biscuits, perfect for a family of two to serve at dinnertime.

Yield: 4 to 5 biscuits

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 23 minutes


  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp butter, soft
  • 1/2 Tbsp vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix flour, baking, and salt in medium-size bowl. Work in butter and shortening with a fork. Slowly mix in milk until soft dough forms.

  2. Turn dough out onto floured board. Pat dough until about 1/2 inch thick. Cut 4 to 5 biscuits with biscuit butter. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly golden.
Related Video
Baking Powder Biscuits
  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Bread Baking
  4. Rolls, Biscuits, and Scones
  5. Biscuits
  6. Baking Powder Biscuits for Two - Small Batch Recipe

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.