Gold Medal™ Classic Biscuits

Gold Medal™ Classic Biscuits

  • 10 Minutes Prep 25 Minutes Total
  • 12 Servings
  • 190 Calories per Serving
Piping hot biscuits! Enjoy these melt-in-your-mouth, easy-to-make classics.

Ingredient List

  • 2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening, butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Heat the oven to 450°F. In a medium bowl, stir the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt until mixed. Cut in the shortening using a pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in the milk until mixture forms a soft dough and leaves the side of the bowl (dough will be soft and sticky).
  2. Lightly sprinkle flour over a cutting board or countertop. Place dough on floured surface; gently roll in the flour to coat. To knead dough, fold dough toward you. With the heels of your hands, lightly push dough away from you with a short rocking motion. Move dough a quarter turn and repeat 10 times. Dough will feel springy and smooth.
  3. On the floured surface, flatten dough evenly, using hands or a rolling pin, until dough is 1/2 inch thick.
  4. Before cutting each biscuit, dip a 2 1/2-inch round cutter into flour to lightly coat it so it will cut cleanly through the dough without sticking. To cut, push the cutter straight down through the dough without twisting or turning. Cut the biscuits as close together as possible. On an ungreased cookie sheet, place biscuits about 1 inch apart for biscuits with crusty sides, or place with sides touching for biscuits with soft sides.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.


  • Spray the cookie sheet with cooking spray. Increase milk to 1 cup. Drop dough by 12 spoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, onto the cookie sheet.

Nutrition Information

Daily Values (Amount per serving)

Total Fat 10g 15%, Saturated Fat 6g 31%, Cholesterol 25mg 9%, Sodium 460mg 19%, Potassium 55mg 2%, Total Carbohydrate 22g 7%, Dietary Fiber 0g 0%, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 10%, Iron 8%, Vitamin D 4%, Vitamin E 0%, Thiamin 15%, Riboflavin 10%, Niacin 8%, Vitamin B6 0%, Folic Acid 8%, Vitamin B12 0%, Pantothenic Acid 0%, Phosphorus 8%, Magnesium 2%, Zinc 0%, Selenium 15%, Copper 2%, Manganese 8%

Other Nutrients (Amount per serving)

Calories 190, Calories from Fat 90, Trans Fat 0g, Monounsaturated Fat 2 1/2g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0g, Soluble Fiber 0g, Insoluble Fiber 0g, Sugars 2g, Protein 3g, Beta-Carotene 0%, Omega-3 0g, Carbohydrate Choice 1 1/2, Starch 1, Fruit 0, Other Carbohydrate 1/2, Skim Milk 0, Low-Fat Milk 0, Milk 0, Vegetable 0, Very Lean Meat 0, Lean Meat 0, Medium-Fat Meat 0, High-Fat Meat 0, Fat 2, Fruits 0c, Vegetables 0c, Grains 2oz-eq, Meat & Beans 0oz-eq, Dairy 0c, Fats & Oils 2tsp