2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
¼ to ½ teaspoon salt
1/3 cup shortening
¾ cup milk
1. In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, baking
powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening
till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well
in the center of the dry mixture. Add the milk all
at once. Using a fork, stir just until moistened.
2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
Quickly kneed dough by gently folding and pressing
dough 10 to 12 strokes or till nearly smooth. Pat
or lightly roll dough to ½-inch thickness.
Cut dough with a floured 2-1/2 inch biscuit cutter.
3. Place biscuits 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking
sheet. Bake in a 450o oven for 10 to 12 minutes or
until golden. Remove biscuits from baking sheet and
Makes 10 biscuits.