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Just a few pantry staples and a few minutes are needed for these tender Skillet Drop Biscuits. Serve them hot with butter and jam.

Skillet Drop Biscuits

Just a few pantry staples and a few minutes are needed for these tender Skillet Drop Biscuits. Serve them hot with butter and jam.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword drop biscuits
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup whole milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add the small pieces of shortening. Cut together the ingredients using a pastry cutter or two fork until the mixture is pea size lumps.

  2. Add milk and stir until is just comes together. Grease a cast iron skillet with additional shortening. Drop the biscuit mixture in about 1/4 cup mounds into the skillet, forming 8 biscuits. They should be rough looking.

  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until slightly golden.