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Here is a recipe for all of you lonely, single library folks. Nothing says comfort like warm biscuits and a good book. Curl up into your favourite chair with your favourite cat and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • *1/2 of 3/4 cup of milk
    *official LIT Ladies measurement

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400-450 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Measure out flour, baking powder, salt into a bowl
  • Cut in shortening with a fancy shortening-thingie or a fork until dough becomes flaky

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  • Slowly add the 1/2 of 3/4 cup of milk, trying not to knead the dough too much!

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  • Once the dough is doughy, roll out onto a floured surface (we used the table)

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  • Cut into desired shape

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  • Place biscuits on a parchment-lined cookie sheet

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  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown

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  • Add your choice of jam and buuuuttter – yummy!

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For us, this recipe made about a dozen biscuits but they were pretty thin.

Accompanying film recommendations:

Sense and Sensibility, Pride & Prejudice, The Hobbit

 

Our lovely helper for today!

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