2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse
crumbs. In a small bowl, beat egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Turn onto well-floured surface; knead 20 times. Roll 3/4 inch thickness; cut with 2 1/2 inch biscuit citter. Place on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown
click here for a printer frendly version of this page.