The beer adds flavor and leavening to these biscuits.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening until it has cornmeal consistency. Stir in beer, and knead lightly.
Roll dough out to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
Per Serving: 121 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 16.8g; fat 4.5g; sodium 316.7mg.
The best flavour of the flour can make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.
To made this in a dough , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A bread first rising can be make in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can start it yesterday , then finish it off the next day.