Baking Powder Biscuits are a puffy, baked quick bread that can be served in place of bread. The dough is quick to mix, and they are quick to bake. They are not biscuits as someone from Britain, Australia or elsewhere would understand them to be — flat, hard and crispy, as the word biscuit (meaning…
A biscuit brake is a machine to beat air into an unleavened dough in order to make raised biscuits. Before biscuit brakes, the work used to be done laboriously by hand.
Biscuit cutters are tall, round cutters pressed into thick dough to make biscuits (North American style). The cutters were traditionally made of tin but can be made of any material now.