How to Make Self-Rising Biscuits at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Most of us have this practice of grabbing something from the kitchen to munch upon. Is munching in between meals your habit? No worries, same goes with me. I am too fond of picking up something from my pantry to eat in mid-meals. And the most common picked up item is a biscuit.

So why not bake the biscuits at home. Let’s try self-rising biscuits today. For those who love to bake, it will be a good idea. But don’t you worry my non-baker readers. This recipe will surely make up to your list of easy recipes. To everyone’s surprise, these biscuits are made of only three ingredients. And it will be a good idea to bake it for your guests and serve them hot.

I can assure you that the kids will love these homemade biscuits at your home. So now you do not need to worry if your kid wants some biscuits. These can be prepared in less than an hour. Plus we do not need to make our hands all covered in the dough to roll it and cut. You need a scoop of the batter to bake it into a biscuit.

You must be curious to know the recipe now. So without making you more interested, let me share a recipe with you. Make sure you follow the below-given instructions precisely.

Ingredients for Self-Rising Biscuits

Ingredients Amount
Gold Medal Self-Rising Flour2 cups
Shortening¼ cup
Milk¾ cup

The ingredients also are easy to access. To find it in your pantry or fetch them from your nearest supermarket. To make these biscuits take a look at the time you need to bake them.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 minutes15 minutes30 minutes

Baking makes everyone happy but some get worried about the time taken in the baking recipes. And try to avoid baking recipes. But to bake them, you do not require long hours. So check the steps involved and get started.

Self-Rising Biscuits Recipe

Self-Rising Biscuits recipe
  1. Set the oven to 450°F and heat. Grease the baking sheet with some cooking spray or shortening.
  2. Take a large bowl. Add flour and shortening to it mix them till it forms crumbly. 
  3. Add milk to it and stir well until you get a dough. 
  4. Take this dough out of the bowl and knead it on a floured surface. Roll it into ½ inch thick rolls and cut out with a 2-inch cutter. 
  5. Place the cutouts on the baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes till they turn golden. 
  6. Serve warm.

Can’t wait to bite them? Don’t worry; piping hot biscuits are on the way now. I can smell them.

Nutritional Breakdown of Self-Rising Biscuits


How to Make Self-Rising Biscuits at Home | Video

Baking for the first time? No worries. Here is the video to help you in every step. There are two ways to bake these biscuits. One way is to roll the dough and cut out biscuits to bake. Another way is to scoop out the dough and place it on the baking sheet directly. Choose how you want it and bake. If you want to know more details of the recipe, kindly watch this video as it will be a great help to you.

Video by Baker Bettie

So what are your views about this recipe? Let me know your reviews so that I can help you out if anything has to be made clear. I am happy to help you. Share this recipe with your friends and do comment in the section below with your experience and queries.

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