Baking Powder Biscuits

Title: Baking Powder Biscuits
Categories: Bread
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 , Marvell Academy Mothers Assn, Marvell,
AR 72366, ISBN 0-918544-14-9, downloaded from Glen’s MM Recipe Archive,
http://www.erols.com/hosey.