Basic biscuit recipe - is baking soda a must?!

jasperr10, May 4, 5:30am
most basic biscuit recipes requite baking soda which I currently don't have. Is there an alternative I could use!

rainrain1, May 4, 5:50am
baking powder.try 1 teaspoon

dollmakernz, May 5, 7:32am
Try this one, you can make so many different biscuits from the one recipe. You're only limited by your imagination!
Many Biscuits
500g butter
1½ c sugar
¼c condensed milk
4c flour
4tsp baking powder

Cream butter and sugar and condensed milk.
Add sifted dry ingredients and blend in.
Divide into 4 or more portions as desired.

(a) Chocolate Chippies: Add 1 teaspoon vanilla essence and chocolate
(b) Cherry: Add ½ teaspoon vanilla and or almond essence top with cherry.
(c) Almond: Add 1 teaspoon almond essence top with almond.
(d) Add 1 teaspoon cinnamon or spice and 1/2 cup chopped walnuts.
(e) Ginger: Add 1 teaspoon lemon essence, 1 teaspoon ginger and, chopped
crystallized ginger.

Roll in balls place on trays and flatten or press with fork.

Cooking Temp: 180°C 15 minutes

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