Sift dry ingredients together into bowl. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Add milk, stirring until just mixed. Knead lightly, on floured surface, 6-8 times. Pat out to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with floured cutter, placing 1/2 inch apart on baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 10 biscuits.
So easy to make and the ingredients are things most of us keep on hand all the time. Very good, fluffy, warm biscuits!
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
Sift flour, salt, baking powder, cream of tartar and sugar; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk all at once. Stir until dough follows fork around in the bowl. Pat or roll 1/2 inch thick; cut with a biscuit cutter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.
Sift together flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, salt and sugar. Cut in margarine. Add egg and milk. Knead for 5 minutes. Roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter. Bake for 10 minutes at 450 degrees F.
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