Baking Powder Biscuits II
2 cps flour
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp butter or lard
1 cp milk
1 - To 2 cps flour add 4 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt; sift together.
2 - Take 2 tbsp butter or lard, and rub lightly into the dry ingredients with the tips of the fingers.
3 - Take 1 cp milk and water (mixed in equal parts) and add this liquid or part of it gradually
until the dough is right for rolling.
4 - Then on a floured board pat and roll it to 1-inch thickness or less(handling lightly and as little as possible).
5 - After cutting into shape with a biscuit cutter, bake in a buttered pan in a hot oven for 15 minutes.