Fluffy Biscuits

2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
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

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