Soy Biscuits


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup soy flour
  • 1 Tbs plus 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 Tbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening or margarine
  • 2/3 cup vanilla or plain soy milk


Preheat oven to 450°F. Stir together all dry ingredients in large bowl. Cut in margarine or shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center. Add the soymilk and stir until moistened. Place dough on a lightly floured surface. Quickly knead dough by gently folding and pressing dough about 15 times or until smooth. Pat or lightly roll dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter or glass. Place biscuits 1-inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake in a 450°F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden. Remove immediately from baking sheet.

Yield: 8 biscuits. Serving size: 1 biscuit. Per serving: 240 calories, 12 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 5 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 390 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol.

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