Home-Made Baking Powder Biscuits
2 cps flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
4 tbsp shortening
1/4 cp milk
1 - Sift the dry ingredients; work in the shortening with
the back and edge of a spoon
2 - When flaky, add the milk. Turn onto a slightly floured board.
3 - Pat or roll to a 1/2 inch thickness. Shape with a biscuit cutter.
4 - Transfer to an oiled pan.
5 - Bake in a very hot oven 450 degrees from 12 to 15 minutes.