- 2 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 1 Tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2/3 cup milk
Stir thoroughly the flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tartar and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in center; add milk all at once.
Stir just until dough clings together. Knead gently on lightly floured surface (10 to 12 strokes). Roll or pat to 1/2-inch thickness. Dip 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter in flour; cut dough straight down.
Bake on ungreased baking sheet at 450° F for 10 to 12 minutes.Servings: 12 biscuits
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