Baking Powder Biscuits
Yield: 6 Servings
2 c Flour 2 1/2 ts Baking powder 3/4 ts Salt 5 tb Shortning 3/4 c Milk Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortning. Add milk; stir with fork until dough is formed. Turn out onto lightly floured surface, knead about 20 turns. Pat or roll 1/2 inch thick. Note: For cheese biscuits, add 3/4 cups grated cheddar cheese. Bake at 450 for about 12 minutes. Makes 20 biscuits. From the book <High Cotton Cookin'>, Marvell Academy Mothers Assn, Marvell, AR 72366, ISBN 0-918544-14-9, downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, http://www.erols.com/hosey.