Light and Flaky Biscuits


Flaky and light biscuits. Perfect addition to homemade soup.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
14 biscuits


  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 large egg

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 4 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup cold margarine


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  2. Whisk milk and egg together.

  3. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt together in a bowl. Add margarine and cut in with a pastry blender or 2 knives. Add milk-egg mixture and mix just enough to combine.

  4. Knead dough briefly, 5 to 7 times. Roll to a 1 1/2-inch thickness and cut out 14 biscuits.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

205 Calories
11g Fat
24g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 205
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 407mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 117mg 9%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 92mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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