Aunt Cora's Biscuits

  • 1 1/2 cup Sifted unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup Sourdough starter
  • 3 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking soda*
  • 1/4 cup Shortening, melted image placeholder

* More Baking Soda may be added if the starter if very sour. Place flour in bowl, add starter in a well, then add melted shortening and dry ingredients. Mix lightly and turn out onto a lightly floured board and knead until the consistency of bread dough, or of a satiny finish.

Pat or roll out dough to 1/2 inch thickness, cut and put on a greased pan. Coat all sides of biscuits with melted butter. Let rise over boiling water for 1/2 hour. Bake at 425° F for 15 to 20 minutes.

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